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Bird summons, Leila Aboulela

Label
Bird summons
Title
Bird summons
Statement of responsibility
Leila Aboulela
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Salma, Moni, and Iman-friends and active members of their local Muslim Women's group-decide to take a road trip together to the Scottish Highlands, they leave behind lives often dominated by obligation, frustrated desire, and dull predictability. Each wants something more out of life, but fears the cost of taking it. Salma is successful and happily married, but tempted to risk it all when she's contacted by her first love back in Egypt; Moni gave up a career in banking to care for her disabled son without the help of her indifferent husband; and Iman, in her twenties and already on her third marriage, longs for the freedom and autonomy she's never known. When the women are visited by the Hoopoe, a sacred bird from Muslim and Celtic literature, they are compelled to question their relationships to faith and femininity, love, loyalty, and sacrifice
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Aboulela, Leila
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Muslim women
  • Automobile travel
  • Self-realization
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Bird summons, Leila Aboulela
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Ltd. -- Title page verso
Control code
on1122689246
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780802149152
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2019045234
Label
Bird summons, Leila Aboulela
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Ltd. -- Title page verso
Control code
on1122689246
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780802149152
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2019045234

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