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The Resource To keep the sun alive : a novel, Rabeah Ghaffari

To keep the sun alive : a novel, Rabeah Ghaffari

Label
To keep the sun alive : a novel
Title
To keep the sun alive
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rabeah Ghaffari
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The year is 1979. The Iranian Revolution is just around the corner. In the northeastern city of Naishapur, a family, including their friends and servants, ranging from young to old, reveal the personal behind the political, reminding us of the human lives that animate historical events
  • Iran, 1979; the Iranian Revolution is just around the corner. In the northeastern city of Naishapur, a retired judge and his wife, Bibi-Khanoom, continue to run their ancient family orchard, growing apples, plums, peaches, and sour cherries. Bibi-Khanoom's grandniece secretly falls in love with the judge's grandnephew and dreams of a career on the stage. His other grandnephew withers away on opium dreams. A widowed father longs for a life in Europe. A strained marriage slowly unravels. As the streets in the capital grow violent, a solar eclipse, set to occur on one of the holiest days of year, finally causes the family-- and the country-- to break. -- adapted from jacket
Summary
A cinematic novel about an Iranian family and their fruit orchard, caught up in the Revolution of 1979
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10754546
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ghaffari, Rabeah
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orchards
  • Solar eclipses
  • Mothers
  • Iran
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
Label
To keep the sun alive : a novel, Rabeah Ghaffari
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065205958
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 273 pages
Isbn
9781948226097
Lccn
2018950158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037807731
Label
To keep the sun alive : a novel, Rabeah Ghaffari
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065205958
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 273 pages
Isbn
9781948226097
Lccn
2018950158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037807731

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