Home fire: A Novel

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"Ingenious... Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I've read in a novel this century." -- The New York Times WINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she's accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half a globe away, Isma's worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to--or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Suddenly, two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?
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Grouped Work ID 518bb5d7-bac3-e277-e0e2-bb769d513d41
Grouping Title home fire
Grouping Author shamsie kamila
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auth_author2 Rodrigues, Tania.
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display_description "From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, an invitation from a mentor in America has allowed her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half the globe away, Isma's worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to--or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Suddenly, two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?"--
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subject_facet Bud Werner Memorial Library - Book Club kits, Bud Werner Memorial Library - Carpet bag kits, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, FICTION -- Cultural Heritage, FICTION -- Family Life, FICTION -- Political, Families, Families -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Political fiction, Romance fiction
title_display Home fire
title_full Home Fire A Novel, Home fire / Kamila Shamsie, Home fire [electronic resource] : A Novel. Kamila Shamsie, Home fire [text (large print)] / by Kamila Shamsie, Home fire book club kit Shamsie, Kamila.
title_short Home fire
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Cultural Heritage, FICTION, Families, Family Life, Family life, Fiction, Literature, Political