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  • ISBN: 9781515948490
  • ISBN: 1515948498
  • Physical Description: sound disc
    7 sound discs (approximately 8 hours) : digital , audio; 4 3/4 inches.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Connecticut] : Tantor Media, ℗2019.

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General Note: Title from disc surface.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Laurence Bouvard.
Summary, etc.: "In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and await a reunion with the man she loves, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families, their losses and loves, unspool beautifully against a backdrop of a rapidly changing Oman, a country evolving from a traditional, slave-owning society into its complex present. Through the sisters, we glimpse a society in all its degrees, from the very poorest of the local slave families to those making money through the advent of new wealth."--
Subject: Sisters -- Oman -- Fiction
Married people -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Mate selection -- Fiction
Oman -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction.

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