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    The Other Half of You
    The Other Half of You
    <i>'<b>I only ever asked you for one thing,' my father said, a quiver in his voice. 'Just this one thing.' It was as though I had smashed the Ten Commandments.</b></i> <b><i>'Oh father,' I cried, grovelling at his ankles while my mother and siblings looked on. 'The one thing you asked of me - is everything.'</i></b> <b><i> </i></b>Bani Adam has known all his life what was expected of him. To marry the right kind of girl. To make the House of Adam proud. But Bani wanted more than this - he wanted to make his own choices. Being the first in his Australian Muslim family to go to university, he could see a different way. Years later, Bani will write his story to his son, Kahlil. Telling him of the choices that were made on Bani's behalf and those that he made for himself. Of the hurt he caused and the heartache he carries. Of the mistakes he made and the lessons he learned. <b>In this moving and timely novel, Michael Mohammed Ahmad balances the complexities of modern love with the demands of family, tradition and faith. <i>The Other Half of You</i> is the powerful, insightful and unforgettable new novel from the Miles Franklin shortlisted author of <i>The Lebs</i>.</b> <b> </b><b> </b><b>PRAISE FOR <i>THE LEBS</i></b> <b><i> </i></b>WINNER NSW Premier's Literary Awards Multicultural NSW Award 2019 SHORTLISTED Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019 <b><i> </i></b>'an open-eyed and highly charismatic novel broiling with fight, tenderness and ambition' <i>Big Issue</i> <i> </i>'wonderfully vivid and compelling . . . utterly authentic'<i> Books+Publishing</i>
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    Book Author
    Michael Mohammed Ahmad
    Genre Literary , Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9780369366740
    Publisher
    Hachette Australia
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

    Publication Date
    23-Jun-2021

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