The Resource The translator, Leila Aboulela, (electronic resource)

The translator, Leila Aboulela, (electronic resource)

Label
The translator
Title
The translator
Statement of responsibility
Leila Aboulela
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American readers were introduced to the award-winning Sudanese author Leila Aboulela with Minaret, a delicate tale of a privileged young African Muslim woman adjusting to her new life as a maid in London. Now, for the first time in North America, we step back to her extraordinarily assured debut about a widowed Muslim mother living in Aberdeen who falls in love with a Scottish secular academic. Sammar is a Sudanese widow working as an Arabic translator at a Scottish university. Since the sudden death of her husband, her young son has gone to live with family in Khartoum, leaving Sammar alone in cold, gray Aberdeen, grieving and isolated. But when she begins to translate for Rae, a Scottish Islamic scholar, the two develop a deep friendship that awakens in Sammar all the longing for life she has repressed. As Rae and Sammar fall in love, she knows they will have to address his lack of faith in all that Sammar holds sacred. An exquisitely crafted meditation on love, both human and divine, The Translator is ultimately the story of one woman's courage to stay true to her beliefs, herself, and her newfound love
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Aboulela, Leila
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Sudanese
  • Women translators
  • Widows
  • Electronic books
  • Scotland
Target audience
adult
Label
The translator, Leila Aboulela, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779111
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779111
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779111
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779111
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The translator, Leila Aboulela, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779111
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779111
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779111
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779111
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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