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I originally read this in 2003 when it first came out, and rated it only 3 stars.

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A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
"A PLACE FOR US is the first novel authored by Fatima Farheen Mirza.

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The basis for this story is an environmental disaster caused by human and corporate greed. I wasn't sure I wanted to read it because I didn't want to be depressed or preached to. I am so glad I did!

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My thanks to Netgalley for the opportunity to read this unique and compelling story.
I was pulled into its web and held there to the very end.

Ghosh’s writing is, as always, lyrical and descriptive. The characters travel quite a bit in this story, fr
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