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The night counter

Alia Yunis

The night counter

a novel

by Alia Yunis

  • 328 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Shaye Areheart Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arab American families -- Fiction,
  • Scheherazade (Legendary character) -- Fiction,
  • Families -- Fiction,
  • Parent and child -- Fiction,
  • Mothers -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A magic carpet ride examining the lives of Fatima Abdullah and her huge dysfunctional family. Imitating Scheherazade, Fatima spins her own tales to the legendary storyteller, Scheherazade. And she has plenty of material: Fatima is dying, and more interested in her prized possessions, including a house in Lebanon, than in reuniting her splintered offspring and her estranged husband, Ibraham.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAlia Yunis.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3625.U55 N54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24104114M
    ISBN 100307453626
    ISBN 109780307453624
    LC Control Number2009281269

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