The Resource The bones of grace : a novel, Tahmima Anam, (electronic resource)

The bones of grace : a novel, Tahmima Anam, (electronic resource)

Label
The bones of grace : a novel
Title
The bones of grace
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tahmima Anam
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Falling unexpectedly and intensely in love with an American, Zubaida Haque is forced to marry her childhood best friend and settle into a traditional Bangladeshi life that she rebels against by taking a faraway job that gives her the opportunity to make an impossible choice
  • "From the award-winning, nationally bestselling author of A Golden Age and The Good Muslim comes a lyrical, deeply moving modern love story about belonging, migration, tragedy, survival, and the mysteries of origins. On the eve of her departure to find the bones of the walking whale--the fossil that provides a missing link in our evolution--Zubaida Haque falls in love with Elijah Strong, a man she meets in a darkened concert hall in Boston. Their connection is immediate and intense, despite their differences: Elijah belongs to a prototypical American family; Zubaida is the adopted daughter of a wealthy Bangladeshi family in Dhaka. When a twist of fate sends her back to her hometown, the inevitable force of society compels her to take a very different path: she marries her childhood best friend and settles into a traditional Bangladeshi life. While her family is pleased by her obedience, Zubaida seethes with discontent. Desperate to finally free herself from her familial constraints, she moves to Chittagong to work on a documentary film about the infamous beaches where ships are destroyed, and their remains salvaged by locals who depend on the goods for their survival. Among them is Anwar, a shipbreaker whose story holds a key that will unlock the mysteries of Zubaida's past--and the possibilities of a new life. As she witnesses a ship being torn down to its bones, this woman torn between the social mores of her two homes--Bangladesh and America--will be forced to strip away the vestiges of her own life. and make a choice from which she can never turn back"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anam, Tahmima
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6101.N32
LC item number
B66 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Culture conflict
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Cultural Heritage
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
Label
The bones of grace : a novel, Tahmima Anam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017787985
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062199317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0017787985
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Specific material designation
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Label
The bones of grace : a novel, Tahmima Anam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017787985
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062199317
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0017787985
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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