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Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World
Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World A Novel By Berman, Sabina (Book - 2012 ) FICTION BERMAN 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Karen Nieto passed her earliest years a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family failing tuna cannery in Mazatlan, Mexico. When her mother dies, and her aunt Isabelle comes to take over the family business, Karen’s world is transformed.

Love Like Hate
Love Like Hate A Novel By Dinh, Linh (Book - 2010 ) FICTION DINH 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A dysfunctional family saga that doubles as a portrait of Vietnam in the last half century.

Ruins
Ruins By Obejas, Achy (Book - 2009 ) FICTION OBEJAS 2009 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution. A vivid look at life in Cuba in the 1990s following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

How to Fight Islamist Terror From the Missionary Position
How to Fight Islamist Terror From the Missionary Position A Novel By Khair, Tabish (Book - 2013 ) FICTION KHAIR 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:The stories of three unlikely roommates in Denmark: the flamboyant Ravi, the fundamentalist Karim, and the unnamed and pragmatic Pakistani narrator. When a Danish cartoonist responsible for caricatures of Muhammad is attacked, assumptions made about the men are called into question.

Textile
Textile By Castel-Bloom, Orly (Book - 2013 ) FICTION CASTELBLO 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:A wealthy Israeli family is at a precipice in their lives in this contemporary novel reminiscent of the Bluth family of Arrested Development.

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari : A Novel By Geda, Fabio (Book - 2011 ) FICTION GEDA 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live. His mother shepherds him across the border into Pakistan but has to leave him there to fend for himself.

Claire of the Sea Light
Claire of the Sea Light By Danticat, Edwidge (Book - 2013 ) FICTION DANTICAT 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 10 on 21 copies

Annotation:The interconnected secrets of a coastal Haitian town are revealed when one little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, goes missing-- Provided by publisher.

A Bit of Difference
A Bit of Difference By Atta, Sefi (Book - 2013 ) FICTION ATTA 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:At thirty-nine, Deola Bello, a Nigerian expatriate in London, is dissatisfied with her work as a financial reviewer for an international charity. When her job takes her back to Nigeria in time for her father's five-year memorial service, she finds herself turning her scrutiny inward.

Ways of Going Home
Ways of Going Home By Zambra, Alejandro (Book - 2013 ) FICTION ZAMBRA 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:The writer son of a quiet sympathizer with the Pinochet regime reflects on the progress of his novel, in which an unnamed boy from a Chilean suburb witnesses an earthquake and meets an older girl who asks him to spy on her uncle.

The Lullaby of Polish Girls
The Lullaby of Polish Girls A Novel By Dominczyk, Dagmara (Book - 2013 ) FICTION DOMINCZYK 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:The summer Anna turns twelve, she is sent from Brooklyn, back to her native Poland to visit her grandmother, where she develops intense friendships with two local girls. Over the decades, the friends’ lives take very different trajectories, but are reunited in the face of personal tragedy.

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