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The Resource Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodies

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Celestial Bodies
Title
Celestial Bodies
Statement of responsibility
Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth
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Language
eng
Summary
Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present
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Summary
Tells of Oman's coming-of-age through the prism of one family's losses and loves.
Writing style
Award
Man Booker International Prize, 2019.
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SALS
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Alharthi, Jokha
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Booth, Marily
  • Alharthi, Jokha
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Contemporary Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Celestial Bodies
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Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_670959
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781760872588
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Celestial Bodies
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_670959
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781760872588
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Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
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