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Yunis, Alia
The night counter : a novel / Alia Yunis
[Paperback ed.]
New York : Three Rivers Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL F YUN    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Arab American families -- Fiction
Scheherazade (Legendary character) -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Parent and child -- Fiction
Mothers -- Fiction
Physical Description 372 p. : ill., 1 genealogical table ; 21 cm
Summary A magic carpet ride examining the lives of Fatima Abdullah and her huge dysfunctional family. Imitating Scheherazade, Fatima spins her own tales to the legendary storyteller, Scheherazade. And she has plenty of material: Fatima is dying, and more interested in her prized possessions, including a house in Lebanon, than in reuniting her splintered offspring and her estranged husband, Ibraham
Note Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form, in the United States by Shaye Areheart Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, in 2009
Includes a reading group guide and questions for discussion (p. [369]-372)
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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