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Strand of a Thousand Pearls

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Strand of a Thousand Pearls by Dorit Rabinyan
Paperback $16.00
Aug 12, 2003 | ISBN 9780375760037

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“A lovely story with compelling characters showcased subtly against the realities of contemporary life in the Middle East.”
USA Today

“A moving fable of love…exquisite.”
USA Today

“A formidable talent.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“Rabinyan’s story is, above all, about women….The marriage stories overlap and weave together in a rich pattern that resembles a parable or family legend.”
Los Angeles Times

“Spellbinding…a literary love story of crushed dreams, part family drama, part modern-day fairy tale.”

Author Essay

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Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esqueval
Portrait in Sepia by Isabelle Allende
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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A Heart So White by Javier Marias

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