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Radiant fugitives : a novel / Nawaaz Ahmed.

Ahmed, Nawaaz, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640094048
  • ISBN: 1640094040
  • Physical Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
"Raised in India, Seema is the beloved daughter of a commanding, erudite, Romantic-poetry-loving doctor father who cut her off when she came out to him as a lesbian. Now living alone in San Francisco, estranged from her African American ex-husband, Seema is one week away from delivering a baby boy, Ishraaq. Ishraaq's arrival has brought to Seema's side, for the first time in 15 years, her terminally ill mother, Nafeesa, and her devoutly religious, hijab-wearing sister Tahera, an ob/gyn living with her husband and two young children in Irving, Texas. But there is to be no easy reconciliation. Instead, this fateful week, narrated by the new-born Ishraaq, ends in an emergency delivery, revealing both a family and a country in distress. The characters confront the complex tensions in their relationships and within their innermost selves, even as their lives are upended by the vandalism of a family mosque in Irving during the lead-up to President Obama's first mid-term elections. Ishraaq must make sense of the broken family and the complicated world that awaits him"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: East Indians > United States > Fiction.
Muslim families > Fiction.
Estranged families > Fiction.
Newborn infants > Fiction.
Lesbians > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
FICTION / LGBTQ+ / Lesbian.
FICTION / Muslim.
FICTION / Family Life / General.
East Indians.
Estranged families.
Muslim families.
Newborn infants.
United States.
Genre: Fiction.
Lesbian fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Lesbian fiction.