In the wake of her marriage, however, Koly's life takes an unexpected turn, and she finds herself alone in a strange city of white-sari-clad windows. Her only choice seems to be to shed her name and her future and join the hopeless hordes who chant for food.
Even then, cast out in a current of time-worn tradition, this rare young woman sets out to forge her own exceptional future. And a life, like a beautiful tapestry, comes together for Koly-- one stitch at a time.
Books for the Teen Age 2001 (NYPL) and 2000 National Book Award Winner
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Now, with only her talent for reading and embroidery, she must find a way to make a new life for herself in a society that does not encourage independent women.Reviewed by on August 21, 2001 Homeless Birdby Gloria Whelan View all » || Read Full Review of Homeless Bird
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