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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Shadia's Promise
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"The central character, Shadia, traces three generations of her family's life, their weddings, christenings and funerals, their pain and joy at making a new life in a new land. From the improversihed villages in Lebanon and the dusty bustle of Senegal's capital, Dakar, Shadia's grandparents come to settle in sleepy suburban Melbourne. They bring with them their energy and the richness of their lives. As Shadia grows up she absorbs stories about eccentric home renovations, arranged marriages, a failed suicide and a bogus kidnapping." (Source: Publisher's blurb)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is set in Lebanon.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Bernadette Welch , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 6 no. 4 1998; (p. 36)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Hypnotic and Powerful Imagery Veronica Sen , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 10 May 1998; (p. 18)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Happily Unfamiliar Families Michael Sharkey , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 March 1998; (p. 13)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel ; On the Goddess Rock Arlene J. Chai , 1998 single work novel
Two First Timers Ian McFarlane , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 203 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of Perverse Acts Camilla Nelson , 1998 single work novel ; Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Two First Timers Ian McFarlane , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 203 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of Perverse Acts Camilla Nelson , 1998 single work novel ; Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Happily Unfamiliar Families Michael Sharkey , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 March 1998; (p. 13)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel ; On the Goddess Rock Arlene J. Chai , 1998 single work novel
Hypnotic and Powerful Imagery Veronica Sen , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 10 May 1998; (p. 18)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Untitled Bernadette Welch , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 6 no. 4 1998; (p. 36)

— Review of Shadia's Promise Christelle Haddad , 1998 single work novel
Last amended 26 Mar 2013 11:05:54
Settings:
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Urban,
  • c
    Lebanon,
    c
    Middle East, Asia,
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