Thorndike Press

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

  • Nadia Hashimi
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  • ISBN-10: 1410493938
  • ISBN-13: 9781410493934
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 lbs ( .66 kgs)
  • 668 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released October 2016

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A USA Today Bestseller

Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi’s literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness and fate that crisscrosses in time, interweaving the tales of two women separated by a century who share similar destinies. The Pearl That Broke Its Shell combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See.


Customer Reviews

“Hashimi weaves together two equally engrossing stories in her epic, spellbinding debut.”

— starred, Booklist