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A teaspoon of earth and sea, Dina Nayeri

Label
A teaspoon of earth and sea
Title
A teaspoon of earth and sea
Statement of responsibility
Dina Nayeri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Growing up in a small rice-farming village in 1980s Iran, eleven-year-old Saba Hafezi and her twin sister, Mahtab, are captivated by America. They keep lists of English words and collect illegal "Life" magazines, television shows, and rock music. So when her mother and sister disappear, leaving Saba and her father alone in Iran, Saba is certain that they have moved to America without her. But her parents have taught her that "all fate is written in the blood," and that twins will live the same life, even if separated by land and sea. As she grows up in the warmth and community of her local village, falls in and out of love, and struggles with the limited possibilities in post-revolutionary Iran, Saba envisions that there is another way for her story to unfold. Somewhere, it must be that her sister is living the Western version of this life. And where Saba's world has all the grit and brutality of real life under the new Islamic regime, her sister's experience gives her a freedom and control that Saba can only dream of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nayeri, Dina
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3622.I457
LC item number
T43 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Young women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Twin sisters
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
Label
A teaspoon of earth and sea, Dina Nayeri
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781594487040
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012027238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0067909
  • 5420394
Label
A teaspoon of earth and sea, Dina Nayeri
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
423 pages
Isbn
9781594487040
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012027238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0067909
  • 5420394

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