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Author Freeman, Ru.

Title A disobedient girl: a novel [Hoopla electronic resource] / Ru Freeman.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2009.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (960 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Anne Flosnik.
Summary Set against the volatile events of the last forty years of Sri Lankan history, A Disobedient Girl traces the lives of three characters whose interwoven fates and histories force them to answer life's most difficult questions. Beautiful, haunting, alive, and brimming with truth, it is, above all, a novel about extraordinary circumstances that change life in an instant and the power of love to transcend time and place.The story begins with two little girls, mistress and servant, one with every luxury and opportunity that money can buy and the other with nothing but her yearning for a better life. Together, they grow up bound by love, betrayal, resentment, and an impossible secret.Then there is Biso, a devoted mother of three, who risks everything to escape from the hands of her tyrannical husband. But her journey, which begins with such hope, takes her on a disastrous path that ultimately leads her to give her life over to strangers she never imagined she would have reason to know, binding her story with that of the girls in the most unexpected and heartbreaking of ways.A Disobedient Girl is a compelling exploration of personal desire set against the volatile backdrop of class and prejudice, as three women journey toward their future, united by a shared history but separated by different fates. A bold and deeply moving account that spans three decades of love and loss, it is a tale about the will to survive and the incredible power of the human spirit to transcend the unforgiving sweep of tragedy.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Women household employees -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Rich people -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Women -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Social classes -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Sri Lanka -- Fiction.
Added Author Flosnik, Anne.
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ISBN 9781400193684 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1400193680 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10756051
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