Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodies

A Novel

Book - 2019
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"In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and await a reunion with the man she loves, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families, their losses and loves, unspool ... against a backdrop of a rapidly changing Oman, a country evolving from a traditional, slave-owning society into its complex present"--Publisher marketing.
Publisher: New York : Catapult, 2019
ISBN: 9781948226943
1948226944
Branch Call Number: FICTION Har
Description: xi, 243 pages : genealogical table ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Booth, Marilyn

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Follows three sisters from the village of al-Awafi in Oman who choose different paths to marriage against the backdrop of their rapidly changing country.


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