The Eastport Library will be closed Monday, June 13 through Sunday, June 26 for new carpet installation.

Support AACPL's collections, services, programs and more by setting up a recurring gift. Help make your library better.

A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Pub. Date:
2012
Language:
English
Description
It is 1923. Evangeline (Eva) English and her sister Lizzie are missionaries heading for the ancient city of Kashgar on the Silk Road. Though Lizzie is on fire with her religious calling, Eva's motives are not quite as noble, but with her green bicycle and a commission from a publisher to write A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar, she is ready for adventure.
In present day London, a young woman, Frieda, returns from a long trip abroad to find a man sleeping outside her front door. She gives him a blanket and pillow and in the morning finds the bedding neatly folded and an exquisite drawing of a bird with a long feathery tail, some delicate Arabic writing, and a boat made out of a flock of seagulls on her wall. Tayeb, in flight from his Yemeni homeland, befriends Frieda and, when she learns she has inherited the contents of an apartment belonging to a dead woman she has never heard of, they embark on an unexpected journey together.
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar explores the fault lines that appear when traditions from different parts of an increasingly globalized world crash into each other. Beautifully written and peopled by a cast of unforgettable characters, the novel interweaves the stories of Frieda and Eva, gradually revealing the links between them, and the ways in which they each challenge and negotiate the restrictions of their societies as they make their hard-won way towards home.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781608198320
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDd96b3f6d-9476-7c0a-f48e-f403359b6040
Grouping Titlelady cyclists guide to kashgar
Grouping Authorsuzanne joinson
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-06-26 04:53:10AM
Last Indexed2022-06-26 05:50:24AM

Solr Fields

accelerated_reader_point_value
0
accelerated_reader_reading_level
0
author
Joinson, Suzanne
author_display
Joinson, Suzanne
available_at_aacpl
Online OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_aacpl
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description
It is 1923. Evangeline (Eva) English and her sister Lizzie are missionaries heading for the ancient city of Kashgar on the Silk Road. Though Lizzie is on fire with her religious calling, Eva's motives are not quite as noble, but with her green bicycle and a commission from a publisher to write A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar, she is ready for adventure.
In present day London, a young woman, Frieda, returns from a long trip abroad to find a man sleeping outside her front door. She gives him a blanket and pillow and in the morning finds the bedding neatly folded and an exquisite drawing of a bird with a long feathery tail, some delicate Arabic writing, and a boat made out of a flock of seagulls on her wall. Tayeb, in flight from his Yemeni homeland, befriends Frieda and, when she learns she has inherited the contents of an apartment belonging to a dead woman she has never heard of, they embark on an unexpected journey together.
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar explores the fault lines that appear when traditions from different parts of an increasingly globalized world crash into each other. Beautifully written and peopled by a cast of unforgettable characters, the novel interweaves the stories of Frieda and Eva, gradually revealing the links between them, and the ways in which they each challenge and negotiate the restrictions of their societies as they make their hard-won way towards home.
format_aacpl
eBook
format_category_aacpl
eBook
id
d96b3f6d-9476-7c0a-f48e-f403359b6040
isbn
9781608198320
last_indexed
2022-06-26T09:50:24.101Z
lexile_score
-1
literary_form
Fiction
literary_form_full
Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl
Online OverDrive
owning_library_aacpl
Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
owning_location_aacpl
Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn
9781608198320
publishDate
2012
publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
recordtype
grouped_work
title_display
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar A Novel
title_full
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar A Novel
title_short
A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar
title_sub
A Novel
topic_facet
Fiction
Literature

Solr Details Tables

item_details

Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocation
overdrive:70084e72-5604-435a-ac20-fdd30bcd27a0-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook4falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:70084e72-5604-435a-ac20-fdd30bcd27a01Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook4falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online

record_details

Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
overdrive:70084e72-5604-435a-ac20-fdd30bcd27a0eBookeBookEnglishBloomsbury Publishing2012

scoping_details_aacpl

Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:70084e72-5604-435a-ac20-fdd30bcd27a0-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:70084e72-5604-435a-ac20-fdd30bcd27a01Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue