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Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton FIC AHMED (Text to phone) 34025140520609 Adult New Fiction Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford NEW 813 AHMED, N. (Text to phone) 32544072755118 Adult New Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF AHM (Text to phone) 33260000557059 Adult New Available -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC AHMED (Text to phone) 36937000648502 Adult New Material Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC AHM (Text to phone) 34014150106897 Adult New Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library FIC AHMED, NAWAAZ (Text to phone) 37777123605180 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/27/2021
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington FIC AHM (Text to phone) 34055147349587 Adult New Fiction Available -
Hotchkiss Library - Sharon Fic Ahm (Text to phone) 33660148219852 Adult New Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Ahm (Text to phone) 33620150397822 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/23/2021
Milford Public Library AHMED Nawaaz (Text to phone) 34013150227364 Adult New Fiction Available -
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"Raised in India, Seema is the beloved daughter of a commanding, erudite, Romantic-poetry-loving doctor father who cut her off when she came out to him as a lesbian. Now living alone in San Francisco, estranged from her African American ex-husband, Seema is one week away from delivering a baby boy, Ishraaq. Ishraaq's arrival has brought to Seema's side, for the first time in 15 years, her terminally ill mother, Nafeesa, and her devoutly religious, hijab-wearing sister Tahera, an ob/gyn living with her husband and two young children in Irving, Texas. But there is to be no easy reconciliation. Instead, this fateful week, narrated by the new-born Ishraaq, ends in an emergency delivery, revealing both a family and a country in distress. The characters confront the complex tensions in their relationships and within their innermost selves, even as their lives are upended by the vandalism of a family mosque in Irving during the lead-up to President Obama's first mid-term elections. Ishraaq must make sense of the broken family and the complicated world that awaits him"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: East Indians > United States > Fiction.
Muslim families > Fiction.
Estranged families > Fiction.
Newborn infants > Fiction.
Lesbians > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Lesbian fiction.

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