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Haveli Suzanne Fisher Staples

Haveli

Suzanne Fisher Staples

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ISBN : 9780307977892
Paperback
336 pages
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The world of Newbery Honor Book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani womans heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in herMoreThe world of Newbery Honor Book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani womans heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husbands household, even as she plans for her young daughters education and uncertain future. Then, during a visit to the haveli, their home in the city of Lahore, Shabanu falls in love with Omar, in spite of traditions that forbid their union.