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Sea prayer / Khaled Hosseini ; illustrated by Dan Williams.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at South Interlake Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stonewall Library FIC HOSSEINI (Text) 3678711908 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 02/09/2019
Teulon Library FIC HOSSEINI (Text) 3678711909 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735236783
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Viking, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
On a moonlit beach, a father cradles his sleeping son as they wait for dawn to break and a boat to arrive. He speaks to his boy of the long summers of his childhood, recalling his grandfather's house in Syria, the stirring of olive trees in the breeze, the bleating of his grandmother's goat, the clanking of the cooking pots. And he remembers, too, the bustling city of Homs, with its crowded lanes, its mosque and grand souk, in the days before the sky spat bombs and they had to flee. When the sun rises, they and those around them will gather their possessions and embark on a perilous sea journey in search of a new home.
Subject: Refugees > Syria > Fiction.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011- > Refugees > Fiction.
Homs (Syria) > Fiction.
Genre: War stories.
Epistolary fiction.

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