The Sand Fish: A Novel from Dubai by Maha GargashThe Sand Fish: A Novel from Dubai by Maha Gargash

The Sand Fish: A Novel from Dubai

byMaha Gargash

Paperback | October 20, 2009

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A novel of <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Dubai, The Sand Fish by Maha Gargash offers readers a fascinating glimpse into another corner of the world. Set in the 1950s in what is now the United Arab Emirates, The Sand Fish tells the poignant and powerful story of a rebellious young woman trapped in a repressive society—as richly atmospheric a look at Middle Eastern life and culture as The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and Alaa Al Aswany’s The Yacoubian Building. <_o3a_p>

Maha Gargash was born in Dubai. In 1985, she joined Dubai Radio and Television to pursue her interest in documentaries. Through directing television programs, which deal mainly with traditional Arab societies, she became involved in research and scriptwriting, work which evolved intoThe Sand Fish.
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Title:The Sand Fish: A Novel from DubaiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:October 20, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061744670

ISBN - 13:9780061744679

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“Gargash’s poignant plot will appeal to diehard fans of world literature.”