The Sweetness Of Tears: A Novel by Nafisa HajiThe Sweetness Of Tears: A Novel by Nafisa Haji

The Sweetness Of Tears: A Novel

byNafisa Haji

Paperback | June 17, 2015

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From Nafisa Haji, author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Writing on My Forehead, comes The Sweetness of Tears, an emotional, deeply layered story that explores the far reaching effects of cultural prejudice, forbidden love, and hidden histories on a young woman and her family. A paperback original from a superb writer whose first novel was enthusiastically praised by Khaled Hosseini, bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, Haji, an American of Indo-Pakistani descent, writes with grace, heart, and wisdom about the collisions of culture and religion, tradition and modernity played out through individual lives.
Nafisa Haji's first novel,The Writing on My Forehead, was a finalist for the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award. An American of Indo-Pakistani descent, she was born and raised in Los Angeles and now lives in northern California with her husband and son.
Title:The Sweetness Of Tears: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 1.06 inPublished:June 17, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061780103

ISBN - 13:9780061780103

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it!! Absolutely loved this book, as well as its characters. The story is completely different from the stories that I've read. Nafisa's writing is just capturing!
Date published: 2016-06-13

Editorial Reviews

“[Haji’s] new novel will appeal to readers interested in the clash of cultures. Promising for discussion, as the reading group guide suggests.”