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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Smithers Public Library.

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Smithers Public Library F BHU (Text) 35101011035511 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780241346990
  • Physical Description: 421 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: London : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
Anita lives in Karachi's biggest slum. Her mother is a maalish wali, paid to massage the tired bones of rich women. But Anita's life will change forever when she meets her elderly neighbour, a man whose shelves of books promise an escape to a different world. On the other side of Karachi lives Monty, whose father owns half the city and expects great things of him. But when a beautiful and rebellious girl joins his school, Monty will find his life going in a very different direction.
Subject: Slums > Pakistan > Fiction.
Poor > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
Rich people > Pakistan > Fiction.
Social classes > Pakistan > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Deserts > Pakistan > Fiction.
Karachi (Pakistan) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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