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The Resource Celestial bodies : a novel, Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth

Celestial bodies : a novel, Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth

Label
Celestial bodies : a novel
Title
Celestial bodies
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
In the village of al-Awafi in Oman live three sisters. Mayya marries after a heartbreak. Asma marries from a sense of duty. Khawla rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. Celestial Bodies is the story of the history and people of modern Oman told through one family's losses and loves
Awards note
The Man Booker International Prize, 2019.
Cataloging source
wh
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ḥārithī, Jūkhah
Dewey number
892.7/37
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Arabic
LC call number
PJ7928.R58
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Booth, Marilyn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Married people
  • Families
  • Mate selection
  • Oman
Target audience
adult
Label
Celestial bodies : a novel, Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
sky297478318
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 243 pages
Isbn
9781948226943
Lccn
2019944448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
kp 10/19
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
Label
Celestial bodies : a novel, Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth
Publication
Copyright
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
sky297478318
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 243 pages
Isbn
9781948226943
Lccn
2019944448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
kp 10/19
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table

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