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The Resource The girl from the garden, Parnaz Foroutan

The girl from the garden, Parnaz Foroutan

Label
The girl from the garden
Title
The girl from the garden
Statement of responsibility
Parnaz Foroutan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For all his wealth and success, Asher Malacouti--the head of a prosperous Jewish family living in the Iranian town of Kermanshah in the early twentieth century--cannot have the one thing he desires above all: a son. His young wife Rakhel, trapped in an oppressive marriage at a time when a woman's worth is measured by her fertility, is made desperate by her failure to conceive, and grows jealous and vindictive
Summary
When his first marriage does not produce a male son, the head of a prosperous Persian-Jewish family makes a fateful decision that shatters his household and drives his wife to desperate measures to preserve her status
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435896
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foroutan, Parnaz
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish families
  • Jewish women
  • Jewish women
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl from the garden, Parnaz Foroutan
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
ocn898052612
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780062388384
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898052612
Label
The girl from the garden, Parnaz Foroutan
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
ocn898052612
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780062388384
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898052612

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