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The storm : a novel / Arif Anwar.

Anwar, Arif, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 16 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burns Lake Public Library.

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1 current hold with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burns Lake Public Library AF ANW (Text) 35198000653486 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC ANW (Text) 35146002070993 Fiction Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC ANW (Text) 35140100034696 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2018
Gibsons Public Library FIC ANWA (Text) 30886001050190 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2018
Gold Bridge Branch GEN ANW (Text) 35180100086445 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Grandview F ANW (Text) 35419002798321 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
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Manitou Library F Anw (Text) 35864002340667 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2018
Nelson Public Library F ANW (Text) 3514830028072 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 05/10/2018
Pender Island Public Library ANW (Text) 33126000276703 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 05/05/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443454216 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 348 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada Ltd., 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Inspired by the 1970 Bhola Cyclone, in which half a million people perished overnight, The Storm seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle fifty years of Bangladeshi history. Shahryar, a recent Ph.D. graduate and father of nine-year-old Anna, must leave the US when his visa expires. As father and daughter spend their last remaining weeks together, Shahryar tells Anna the history of his country, beginning in a village on the Bay of Bengal, where a poor fisherman and his Hindu wife, who converted to Islam out of love for him, are preparing to face a storm of historic proportions. Their story intersects with those of a Japanese fighter pilot, a British female doctor stationed in Burma during World War II, a Buddhist monk originally from Austria, and a privileged couple in Calcutta who leave everything behind to move to East Pakistan following the Partition of India. The structure of this riveting novel mimics the storm itself -- building to a series of revelatory and moving climaxes as it explores the many ways in which families love, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another. At once grounded in history and fantastically imaginative, The Storm is a sweeping epic in the tradition of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner and Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance by an immensely talented new voice in international fiction."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bangladesh > Fiction.

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