- 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch||FIC ALA (Text)||34207001901157||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria||F ALA (Text)||37521530474297||AMPL Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola||FIC ALAMEDDINE (Text)||33118000162620||Adult: General Fiction||Available||-|
|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||ALA (Text)||36626103586061||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown||FICTION ALAM (Text)||39213000685366||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library||FIC ALA (Text)||78551000513834||Fiction||Available||-|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||FIC ALAMEDDINE, RABIH (Text)||33946002854284||Fiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780802122148
- ISBN: 0802122140
- ISBN: 9780802122940
- ISBN: 0802122949
- Physical Description: 291 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 
- Copyright: ©2013
|General Note:|| A novel.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Aaliya Sohbi lives alone in her Beirut apartment, surrounded by stockpiles of books. Godless, fatherless, childless, and divorced, Aaliya is her family's 'unnecessary appendage.' Every year, she translates a new favorite book into Arabic, then stows it away. The thirty-seven books that Aaliya has translated over her lifetime have never been read-- by anyone. After overhearing her neighbors, 'the three witches, ' discussing her too-white hair, Aaliya accidentally dyes her hair too blue. In this breathtaking portrait of a reclusive woman's late-life crisis, readers follow Aaliya's digressive mind as it ricochets across visions of past and present Beirut. Colorful musings on literature, philosophy, and art are invaded by memories of the Lebanese Civil War and Aaliya's own volatile past. As she tries to overcome her aging body and spontaneous emotional upwellings, Aaliya is faced with an unthinkable disaster that threatens to shatter the little life she has left"-- from publisher's web site.
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