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Temple, Frances
New York : Harper Collins, 1998.
IL 5-8 RL 6.7
ISBN 0531088693
The year is 1302 and we join up with the Khalidi tribe who are nomads living in the desert. The custom of the tribe allows children to be bethrothed at birth which is exactly what Halima and Atiyah has been. But first Atiyah's uncle insists that he attend the university to get an education. When he leaves, Halima is devastated and she sets off to join him. She is lost in a sand storm and finds herself in a rival tribe's encampment. Here she forced by custom to accept the marriage proposal of the camp leader. Find out what happens to our young lovers in THE BEDUIN'S GAZELLE.
SUBJECTS:     Bedouins  -- Fiction
                        Deserts  -- Fiction
                        Middle East  -- Fiction


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