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If you could be mine: a novel

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Seventeen-year-old Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. Theye(tm)ve shared stolen kisses and romantic promises. But Iran is a dangerous place for two girls in lovee"Sahar and Nasrin could be beaten, imprisoned, even executed if their relationship came to light. So they carry on in secrete"until Nasrine(tm)s parents announce that theye(tm)ve arranged for her marriage. Nasrin tries to persuade Sahar that they can go on as they have been, only now with new comforts provided by the decent, well-to-do doctor Nasrin will marry. But Sahar dreams of loving Nasrin exclusivelye"and openly. Then Sahar discovers what seems like the perfect solution. In Iran, homosexuality may be a crime, but to be a man trapped in a womane(tm)s body is seen as naturee(tm)s mistake, and sex reassignment is legal and accessible. As a man, Sahar could be the one to marry Nasrin. Sahar will never be able to love the one she wants, in the body she wants to be loved in, without risking her life. Is saving her love worth sacrificing her true self?

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Level 4.5, 8 Points
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HL: High-Low 670L
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Grouping Title if you could be mine
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-23 15:44:30PM
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display_description In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Iran -- Fiction, Lesbians -- Fiction, Love stories, American
title_display If you could be mine
title_full If You Could Be Mine A Novel, If you could be mine / by Sara Farizan, If you could be mine : a novel [electronic resource] / Sara Farizan
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topic_facet Best friends, Friendship, Lesbians, Love stories, American, Non-English Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Fiction