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Finding Nouf - Zoë Ferraris
Finding Nouf
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618873883 (0618873880)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
Series: Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi (#1)
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Night of the Mi'raj (Nayir Sharqi & Katya Hijazi #1)
Among the well-to-do families of Jeddah, Palestinian-born desert guide Nayir is an outsider. But when Nouf ash-Shrawi, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a wealthy Saudi dynasty, disappears just before her arranged marriage, Nayir is the man the Shrawis trust to bring her home. Days later Nouf's body ...
Will's Reading List
Will's Reading List rated it
3.0 Finding Nouf
A fairly standard mystery elevated above the norm with its Saudi Arabian setting and thorough look into multiple practices of Islam. The working relationship between Palestinian investigator Nayir Sharqi and forensic scientist Katya Hijazi -- each coming to their religion at different angles -- mak...
Kiwiria rated it
I'm not usually a big fan mystery/crime/detective novels. They have to be really good - or at least "just right" for me to care much about them. As crime stories go, I'd have to say that this was just "okay". Though I understand the reasoning, I think it was a mistake to tell the story from Nayir's ...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
As you're unraveling the mystery of what happened to Nouf, the author reveals the mysteries of living in a strictly repressive Saudi Arabian society.Zoe Ferraris has a dual perspective that is helpful in this book. She's an American, so she knows all the things Americans wouldn't understand about t...
Translate My Heart
Translate My Heart rated it
4.0 Finding Nouf: A Novel
Nouf was an sixteen year old girl from a wealthy family and was about to get married before she disappeared. A couple of days later, she was found dead in the desert. Nayir, the desert guide who was hired by the family to locate her when they believe she ran away in the desert is not content with ju...
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