The Pearl That Broke Its Shell Nadia Hashimi

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

Author: Nadia Hashimi
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Book Title
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell
Author
Nadia Hashimi
ISBN
9780062244765
Afghan-American author Nadia Hashimi's The Pearl That Broke Its Shell tells the entwined stories of two Afghan women in the same family, separated by a century, who find freedom in the tradition of bacha posh--an ancient custom that allows girls to dress and live as boys . . . until they are of marriageable age. Crisscrossing in time, it is a luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Nadia HashimiPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 01/06/2015ISBN: 9780062244765Pages: 480Weight: 0.81lbsSize: 7.72h x 5.96w x 0.78d
Afghan-American author Nadia Hashimi's The Pearl That Broke Its Shell tells the entwined stories of two Afghan women in the same family, separated by a century, who find freedom in the tradition of bacha posh--an ancient custom that allows girls to dress and live as boys . . . until they are of marriageable age. Crisscrossing in time, it is a luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Nadia Hashimi
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 01/06/2015
ISBN: 9780062244765
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.81lbs
Size: 7.72h x 5.96w x 0.78d
Afghan-American author Nadia Hashimi's The Pearl That Broke Its Shell tells the entwined stories of two Afghan women in the same family, separated by a century, who find freedom in the tradition of bacha posh--an ancient custom that allows girls to dress and live as boys . . . until they are of marriageable age. Crisscrossing in time, it is a luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Nadia Hashimi
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 01/06/2015
ISBN: 9780062244765
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.81lbs
Size: 7.72h x 5.96w x 0.78d