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A Golden Age

June 10, 2016

A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam

A Golden Age

Type : Hardcover

Pages : 276

Published Year : 2007

Publisher : John Murray (Publishers)

ISBN : 0719560098

ISBN13 : 9780719560095

Edition Language : English

Series : Bangla Desh #1

Literary Awards : Guardian First Book Award Nominee (2007), Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book Overall (2008)

As young widow Rehana Haque awakes one March morning, she might be forgiven for feeling happy. Her children are almost grown, the city is buzzing with excitement after recent elections. Change is in the air.
But no one can foresee what will happen in the days and months that follow. For this is East Pakistan in 1971, a country on the brink of war. And this family’s life is about to change forever.Set against the backdrop of the Bangladesh War of Independence, ‘A Golden Age’ is a story of passion and revolution, of hope, faith, and unexpected heroism. In the chaos of this era, everyone must make choices. And as she struggles to keep her family safe, Rehana will be forced to face a heartbreaking dilemma.

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