Rosewater and soda bread: a novel

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Random House Trade Paperbacks,
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[2008]
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"Mehran's novel delights the senses on every page. The story pulses with life as three Iranian sisters struggle to make sense of matters of the heart and the spirit." -Elizabeth Cox, author of The Slow Moon More than a year has passed since Marjan, Bahar, and Layla, the beautiful Iranian Aminpour sisters, sought refuge in the quaint Irish town of Ballinacroagh. Opening the beguiling Babylon Café, they charmed the locals with their warm hearts and delectable Persian cuisine, bringing a saffron-scented spice to the once-sleepy village. But when a young woman with a dark secret literally washes up on Clew Bay Beach, the sisters' world is once again turned upside down. With pale skin and webbed hands, the girl is otherworldly, but her wounds tell a more earthly (and graver) story-one that sends the strict Catholic town into an uproar. The Aminpours rally around the newcomer, but each sister must also contend with her own transformation-Marjan tests her feelings for love with a dashing writer, Bahar takes on a new spiritual commitment with the help of Father Mahoney, and Layla matures into a young woman when she and her boyfriend, Malachy, step up their hot and heavy relationship. Filled with mouthwatering recipes and enchanting details of life in Ireland, Rosewater and Soda Bread is infused with a lyrical warmth that radiates from the Aminpour family and their big-hearted Italian landlady, Estelle, to the whole of Ballinacroagh-and the world beyond. Praise for Marsha Mehran's Pomegranate Soup "A mouthwatering tale with flavors of Chocolat and Under the Tuscan Sun . . . sinfully sweet and satisfying." -Orlando Sentinel "Glorious, daring, and delightful, filled with humor, hope, and possibility." -Adriana Trigiani, author of the Big Stone Gap novels "An enchanting tale of love, family, and renewal." -Firoozeh Dumas, author of Laughing Without an Accent
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subject_facet Cookbooks, Cooking -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Foundlings -- Fiction, Iranians -- Ireland -- Fiction, Ireland -- Fiction, Restaurants -- Fiction, Restaurateurs -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
title_display Rosewater and soda bread : a novel
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topic_facet Cooking, Foundlings, Iranians, Restaurants, Restaurateurs, Sisters