The Resource Children of the Jacaranda tree, Sahar Delijani. --, (large print)

Children of the Jacaranda tree, Sahar Delijani. --, (large print)

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Children of the Jacaranda tree
Title
Children of the Jacaranda tree
Statement of responsibility
Sahar Delijani. --
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Language
eng
Summary
Neda is born in Tehran's Evin Prison, where her mother is allowed to nurse her for a few months before the arms of a guard appear at the cell door one day and simply takes her away. In another part of the city, three-year-old Omid witnesses the arrests of his political activist parents from his perch at their kitchen table, yogurt dripping from his fingertips. More than twenty years after the violent, bloody purge that took place inside Tehran's prisons, Sheida learns that her father was one of those executed, that the silent void firmly planted between her and her mother all these years was not just the sad loss that comes with death, but the anguish and the horror of murder. These are the Children of the Jacaranda Tree. Set in post-revolutionary Iran from 1983 to 2011, this stunning debut novel follows a group of mothers, fathers, children, and lovers, some related by blood, others brought together by the tide of history that washes over their lives. Finally, years later, it is the next generation that is left with the burden of the past and their country's tenuous future as a new wave of protest and political strife begins
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Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Center Point
Target audience
adult
Children of the Jacaranda tree, Sahar Delijani. --, (large print)
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Children of the Jacaranda tree, Sahar Delijani. --, (large print)
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1588540
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Center Point large print edition --.
Extent
351 pages (large print). --.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611739350
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(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2013024111
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