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Chandra

Chandra

Hendry, Frances

Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage, her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding, Chandra realises that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death

Paperback, Book. English. Young adult fiction.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004
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Statement of responsibility: Frances Mary Hendry
ISBN: 0192753479, 9780192753472
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: 1995.
Physical Description: 120 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Child marriage Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.1
Interest Level: UY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 203761

Description

Chandra is looking forward to her arranged marriage - her new husband is open-minded and modern-thinking. But when he dies shortly after their wedding Chandra realizes that she is now the property of her husband's family who blame her for their son's death. She escapes into the desert and eventually finds her way home - but her husband's family are hot on her heels.

Reviews

Not only a gripping tale, but a valuable reminder that tradition will everywhere hold its power.
The Observer||an exceptionally fine book...This is an incredibly moving book, which is highly recommended
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