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Saffron dreams : a novel, by Shaila Abdullah

Label
Saffron dreams : a novel
Title
Saffron dreams
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Shaila Abdullah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the darkest hour of American history emerges a mesmerizing tale of tender love, a life interrupted, and faith recovered. Arissa Illahi, a Muslim artist and writer, discovers in a single moment that no matter how carefully you map your life, it is life itself that chooses your destiny. After her husband's death in the collapse of the World Trade Center, the discovery of his manuscript marks Arissa's reconnection to life. Her unborn son and the unfinished novel fuse in her mind into one life-defining project that becomes, at once, the struggle for her emotional survival and the redemption of her race. Saffron Dreams is a novel about our ever evolving identities and the events and places that shape them. It reminds us that in the midst of tragedy, our dreams can become a lasting legacy
Member of
Summary
Happy young wife Arissa (a Muslim, Pakistani-American artist and writer) is tragically widowed by September 11. Newly pregnant, Arissa is nearly swept away by loss, grief, and others' swelling prejudice--until she discovers hope in an unfinished manuscript by her late husband. -- Description by Kimberly S. Burton
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
306008
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abdullah, Shaila
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Reflections of America series
Series volume
bk. #5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Muslim women
  • Unfinished books
  • Pakistanis
  • Fiction
  • Victims of terrorism
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)
  • Fiction
  • Muslim women
  • Pakistanis
  • Unfinished books
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Widows
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Saffron dreams : a novel, by Shaila Abdullah
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn243845228
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9781932690729
Lccn
2008033774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)243845228
Label
Saffron dreams : a novel, by Shaila Abdullah
Publication
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
ocn243845228
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9781932690729
Lccn
2008033774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)243845228

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