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Author Ali, Kasim, author.

Title Good intentions : a novel / Kasim Ali.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2022.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  F ALI, K.    DUE 05-23-22 Billed
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - New Materials  FICTION ALI    DUE 08-25-22
 Bristol, Main Library - New Materials  F ALI    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - New Books  FIC ALI    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - New Materials  F ALI    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Materials  F ALI    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - New Book Area  NEW ALI, KASIM    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  ALI, KASIM    Recently Returned
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - New Materials  ALI, KASIM    DUE 09-06-22
 Middletown, Russell Library - NEW Adult Fiction  FIC-ALI    DUE 08-27-22

Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 280 pages ; 25 cm.
Summary "If love really is a choice, how do you decide where your loyalties lie? It's the countdown to midnight on New Year's Eve and Nur is steeling himself to tell his parents that he's seeing someone. A young British Pakistani man, Nur has spent years omitting details about his personal life to maintain his image as the golden eldest child. And it's come at a cost. Once, Nur was a restless college student, struggling to fit in. At a house party, he meets Yasmina, a beautiful and self-possessed aspiring journalist. They start a conversation-first awkward, then absorbing-that grabs Nur's attention like never before. And as their relationship develops, so too does Nur's self-destruction. He falls deeper into traps of his own making, attempting to please both Yasmina and his family until he must finally be honest and reveal the truth he's kept hidden: Yasmina isn't Pakistani, she's Black, and he loves her. Deftly transporting readers between that first night and the years beyond, Good intentions exposes with unblinking authenticity the complexities of immigrant families and racial prejudice. It is a crackling, wryly clever depiction of standing on the precipice of adulthood, attempting to piece together who it is you're meant to be"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Interracial dating -- Fiction.
Pakistanis -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans. (OCoLC)fst01726536
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
Romance fiction. (OCoLC)fst01921732
Romance fiction.
ISBN 9781250809605 (hardcover)
1250809606 (hardcover)
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