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A century spanning family saga set in Oman

Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi and translated by Marilyn Booth, is the first book by a female writer from Oman to be translated into English. Three sisters from the village of al-Awafi, near Muscat, make three very different marriages. The century spanning saga of a family whose loves and losses are intimately tied to to the history of their country.

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