Kartography

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Publisher:
Harcourt,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Edition:
1st Harvest ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 17
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Crib mates, raised together from birth, narrator Raheen and her best friend Karim dream each other's dreams, finish each other's sentences, speak in a language of anagrams. They share an idyllic childhood in upper-class Karachi with parents who are also best friends, even once engaged to the other until they rematched in what they jokingly call "the fiancee swap." The night Karim's family migrates from Karachi to London, Raheen knows that "some of my tears were his tears and some of his tears were mine." But as distance and adolescence split them apart, Karim takes refuge in the rationality of maps while Raheen searches for the secret behind her parents' exchange. What she uncovers takes us back two decades to reveal a story not just of a family's turbulent history but that of a country--and brings us forward to a grown-up Raheen and Karim drawn back to each other in the city that is their true home.
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ISBN:
9780156029735
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6, 17 Points
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Grouping Title kartography
Grouping Author shamsie kamila
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subject_facet Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Immigrants -- Fiction, Karachi (Pakistan) -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Love stories, Pakistanis -- England -- Fiction, Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction
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