The Resource The return of Faraz Ali, Aamina Ahmad, (electronic resource)

The return of Faraz Ali, Aamina Ahmad, (electronic resource)

Label
The return of Faraz Ali
Title
The return of Faraz Ali
Statement of responsibility
Aamina Ahmad
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Stunning not only on account of the author's talent, of which there is clearly plenty, but also in its humanity."--New York Times Book ReviewSent back to his birthplace--Lahore's notorious red-light district--to hush up the murder of a girl, a man finds himself in an unexpected reckoning with his past. Not since childhood has Faraz returned to the Mohalla, in Lahore's walled inner city, where women continue to pass down the art of courtesan from mother to daughter. But he still remembers the day he was abducted from the home he shared with his mother and sister there, at the direction of his powerful father, who wanted to give him a chance at a respectable life. Now Wajid, once more dictating his fate from afar, has sent Faraz back to Lahore, installing him as head of the Mohalla police station and charging him with a mission: to cover up the violent death of a young girl. It should be a simple assignment to carry out in a marginalized community, but for the first time in his career, Faraz finds himself unable to follow orders. As the city assails him with a jumble of memories, he cannot stop asking questions or winding through the walled city's labyrinthine alleyways chasing the secrets--his family's and his own--that risk shattering his precariously constructed existence. Profoundly intimate and propulsive, The Return of Faraz Ali is a spellbindingly assured first novel that poses a timeless question: Whom do we choose to protect, and at what price?
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahmad, Aamina
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
Format of music
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LC call number
PR6101.H53
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Nina Wadia and Homer Todiwala
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wadia, Nina
  • Todiwala, Homer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Fathers and sons
  • Murder
  • Lahore (India : Division)
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Label
The return of Faraz Ali, Aamina Ahmad, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=6397279
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 17 min., 15 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780593557136
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not applicable
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unknown
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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80184253-09c3-46de-a507-60a72b17c0ef
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1309086073
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Label
The return of Faraz Ali, Aamina Ahmad, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=6397279
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 17 min., 15 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593557136
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
80184253-09c3-46de-a507-60a72b17c0ef
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1309086073
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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