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The Resource The book of fate, by Parinoush Saniee ; translated by Sara Khalili, (electronic resource)

The book of fate, by Parinoush Saniee ; translated by Sara Khalili, (electronic resource)

Label
The book of fate
Title
The book of fate
Statement of responsibility
by Parinoush Saniee ; translated by Sara Khalili
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
Selected as one of World Literature Today's 75 Notable Translations of 2013 Spanning five turbulent decades in Iranian history, from before the 1979 revolution, through the Islamic Republic, and up to the present, The Book of Fate is a powerful story of friendship and passion, fear and hope. A teenager in pre-revolutionary Tehran, Massoumeh is an average girl, passionate about learning. On her way to school she meets a local man and falls in love, but when her family discovers his letters they accuse her of bringing them dishonour. She is badly beaten by her brother, and her parents hastily arrange for her to marry a man she's never met. Facing a life without love, and the prospect of no education, Massoumeh is distraught, but a female neighbour urges her to comply: "We each have a destiny, and you can't fight yours." The years that follow Massoumeh's wedding prove transformative for Iran. Hamid, Massoumeh's husband, is a political dissident and a threat to the Shah's regime. When the secret service arrive to arrest him, it is the start of a terrifying period for Massoumeh. Her fate, so long dictated by family loyalty and tradition, is now tied to the changing fortunes of her country
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Saniee, Parinoush
Dewey number
891.5534
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Persian
LC call number
PK6562.29.A26
LC item number
B665 2013
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Khalili, Sara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION
  • Fiction
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
Label
The book of fate, by Parinoush Saniee ; translated by Sara Khalili, (electronic resource)
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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=649207
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn857801746
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 447 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405517744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00372760
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857801746
  • (Sirsi) a1864592
Label
The book of fate, by Parinoush Saniee ; translated by Sara Khalili, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=649207
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn857801746
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 447 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405517744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00372760
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857801746
  • (Sirsi) a1864592

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