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The Resource Home Fire

Home Fire

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Home Fire
Title
Home Fire
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Summary
“Ingenious... Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I’ve read in a novel this century.” —The New York TimesWINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION FINALIST FOR THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequencesIsma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother’s death, she’s accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can’t stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who’s disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half a globe away, Isma’s worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters’ lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to—or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz’s salvation? Suddenly, two families’ fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?
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Shamsie, Kamila
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Fiction
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Home Fire
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OVERDRIVE:1effbb48-430f-46a7-9221-936301099ec7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780735217706
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Home Fire
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1effbb48-430f-46a7-9221-936301099ec7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780735217706
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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