The Resource Salt houses, Hala Alyan

Salt houses, Hala Alyan

Label
Salt houses
Title
Salt houses
Statement of responsibility
Hala Alyan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is uprooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus; Alia's brother is pulled into a politically militarized world. Alia and her gentle-spirited husband move to Kuwait City and reluctantly build a life with their three children -- until Saddam Hussein invades in 1990
Member of
Summary
Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, before the family is scattered by Saddam Hussein's regime
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562228
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alyan, Hala
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Culture conflict
Target audience
adult
Label
Salt houses, Hala Alyan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
312 pages
Isbn
9780544912588
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016046956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
Label
Salt houses, Hala Alyan
Publication
Copyright
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
312 pages
Isbn
9780544912588
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016046956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration

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