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Daughter of the Wind

Staples, Suzanne Fisher

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ISBN 10: 0744590116 / ISBN 13: 9780744590111
Published by Walker Books Ltd
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Shabanu lives with her family in Pakistan, in a society that denies women any independence. At 12 years old, she is already betrothed, while her sister, a year older, is about to be married. Then tragedy strikes and Shabanu must choose between her own dreams of freedom and her family and culture. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile; (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 226. Used paperback, in good condition. Some shelf wear. 2002. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KIN0007429

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Title: Daughter of the Wind

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

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Shabanu, you are as wild as the wind. You must learn to obey. Shabanu lives with her family in Pakistan's Cholistan Desert, in a society that denies women any form of independence. At twelve years old, Shabanu is already betrothed, while her sister Phulan, a year older, is about to be married. Then tragedy strikes and Shabanu is faced with a decision that will change her life for ever - she must choose between the strength of her own dreams of freedom and her obligation to her family and culture...

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Suzanne Fisher Staples is a former United Press International news reporter who has worked in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. She is the award-winning author of many acclaimed books for young readers set in South Asia and the Middle East, including Under the Same Stars and Under the Persimmon Tree (9780744555974). She lives in Pennsylvania, USA.

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