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by | Read by Bushra Rehman

Fiction • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2022

Bushra Rehman performs her novel of a queer Pakistani American girl who is coming of age in the 1980s and '90s. Razia Mirza is the daughter of Pakistani immigrants in Corona, a neighborhood in Queens. Though her parents are very traditional, preparing her to one day marry a man and have children, Razia feels the stirrings of wanting something different. Rehman brings complexity to her performance of Razia's story. As Razia begins rebelling in small ways, Rehman adds a layer of emotional intimacy to Razia's conflicted feelings. By the time Razia is accepted to a prestigious high school in Manhattan, she is beginning to realize she will have to choose between her family and the freedom to decide what she wants for her life. K.D.W. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2023]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2022

CD ISBN 9781250896551 $49.99 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9781250868855 $26.99


Library Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2022

DD ISBN 9781250909046 $74.99

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