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Ayesha at last, Uzma Jalaluddin

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Ayesha at last
Title
Ayesha at last
Statement of responsibility
Uzma Jalaluddin
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Language
eng
Summary
Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been overtaken by a demanding teaching job. Her boisterous Muslim family, and numerous (interfering) aunties, are professional naggers. And her flighty young cousin, about to reject her one hundredth marriage proposal, is a constant reminder that Ayesha is still single. Ayesha might be a little lonely, but the one thing she doesn't want is an arranged marriage. And then she meets Khalid... How could a man so conservative and judgmental (and, yes, smart and annoyingly handsome) have wormed his way into her thoughts so quickly?
Summary
A modern Muslim adaptation of <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> finds a reluctant teacher who would avoid an arranged marriage setting aside her literary ambitions before falling in love with her perpetually single cousin's infuriatingly conservative fiance.
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781841
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jalaluddin, Uzma
Dewey number
C813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1775-1817
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Austen, Jane
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muslim women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Arranged marriage
  • Women teachers
Target audience
adult
Label
Ayesha at last, Uzma Jalaluddin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto, Canada
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
339 pages
Isbn
9781786496904
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Ayesha at last, Uzma Jalaluddin
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto, Canada
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
339 pages
Isbn
9781786496904
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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