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Author Alameddine, Rabih, author.

Title An unnecessary woman : a novel / Rabih Alameddine.

Edition First edition
Publication Info. New York : Grove Press, [2014], c2013.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F ALAMEDDI    DUE 12-18-23
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F ALAMEDDI    STAFF PICKS
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Description 291 pages ; 22 cm
Summary An obsessive introvert in Beirut, eschewed by her family and neighbors for her divorced status and lack of religious reverence, quietly translates favorite books into Arabic while struggling with her aging body, until an unthinkable disaster threatens what little life remains to her.
Subject Recluses -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Fiction.
Divorced women -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Fiction.
Women translators -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Fiction.
Older women -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Fiction.
Families -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Fiction.
Beirut (Lebanon) -- Fiction.
Genre Domestic fiction.
ISBN 9780802122148
9780802122940 (paperback)
0802122949 (paperback)
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