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Home fire : a novel, Kamila Shamsie

Label
Home fire : a novel
Title
Home fire
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kamila Shamsie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, an invitation from a mentor in America has allowed her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half the globe away, Isma's worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to--or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Suddenly, two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?"--
Summary
Given a chance to resume a deferred dream years after raising her troubled siblings, Isma worries about the influence of a powerful politician's son who drives the family to choose between love and loyalty, with devastating consequences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10572987
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shamsie, Kamila
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1070
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Pakistani students
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphans
  • Children of politicians
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Families
  • Raqqah (Syria)
Target audience
adult
Label
Home fire : a novel, Kamila Shamsie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967524869
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780735217683
Lccn
2017003238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967524869
Label
Home fire : a novel, Kamila Shamsie
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967524869
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780735217683
Lccn
2017003238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967524869

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