The Resource The Baghdad clock, Shahad Al Rawi ; translated from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren, (electronic resource)

The Baghdad clock, Shahad Al Rawi ; translated from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren, (electronic resource)

Label
The Baghdad clock
Title
The Baghdad clock
Statement of responsibility
Shahad Al Rawi ; translated from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
LONGLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION 2018 For fans of The Kite Runner comes this remarkable debut, the number one bestselling title in Iraq, Dubai and the UAE Baghdad, 1991. In the midst of the first Gulf War, a young Iraqi girl huddles with her neighbours in an air raid shelter. There, she meets Nadia. The two girls quickly become best friends and together they imagine a world not torn apart by civil war, sharing their dreams, their hopes and their desires, and their first loves. But as they grow older and the bombs continue to fall, the international sanctions bite and friends begin to flee the country, the girls must face the fact that their lives will never be the same again. This poignant debut novel will spirit readers away to a world they know only from the television, revealing just what it is like to grow up in a city that is slowly disappearing in front of your eyes, and showing how in the toughest times, children can build up the greatest resilience
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rāwī, Shahd
Dewey number
892.737
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7910.L739
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leafgren, Luke
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persian Gulf War (1991)
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Friendship
  • Civil war
  • Air raid shelters
  • Dreams
  • Imagination
  • Arabic fiction
  • Teenage girls
  • FICTION / General
  • Air raid shelters
  • Arabic fiction
  • Civil war
  • Dreams
  • Friendship
  • Imagination
  • Teenage girls
  • War stories
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
Label
The Baghdad clock, Shahad Al Rawi ; translated from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1034985706
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786073235
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
09868742-FB6B-492E-BD32-F8AF78B6CA91
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1034985706
  • (OCoLC)1034985706
Label
The Baghdad clock, Shahad Al Rawi ; translated from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1034985706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786073235
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
09868742-FB6B-492E-BD32-F8AF78B6CA91
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1034985706
  • (OCoLC)1034985706

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