The Golden Legend

CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD28789
Released: Apr 18, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781681684819
Narrator/s: Deepti Gupta
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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Description

When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble around her. Her husband, Massud-a fellow architect-is caught in the cross fire and dies before she can confess her greatest secret to him. Now under threat from a powerful military intelligence officer, who demands that she pardon her husband's American killer, Nargis fears that the truth about her past will soon be exposed. For weeks someone has been broadcasting people's secrets from the minaret of the local mosque, and, in a country where even the accusation of blasphemy is a currency to be bartered, the mysterious broadcasts have struck fear in Christians and Muslims alike. When the loudspeakers reveal a forbidden romance between a Muslim cleric's daughter and Nargis's Christian neighbor, Nargis finds herself trapped in the center of the chaos tearing their community apart. In his characteristically luminous prose, Nadeem Aslam has given us a lionhearted novel that reflects Pakistan's past and present in a single mirror, a story of corruption, resilience, and the disguises that are sometimes necessary for survival-a revelatory portrait of the human spirit.

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Author(s): Nadeem Aslam
Awards:2018-Fiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal

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eAudio
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Author(s): Nadeem Aslam
Narrator(s): Deepti Gupta
Product Number Z100120166
Released: Apr 18, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681684826
eBook
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Author(s): Nadeem Aslam
Product Number EB00682112
Released: Apr 18, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780451493798

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