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The Green Bicycle

by Haifaa al Mansour
Ariana Delawari

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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Green Bicycle by Haifaa Al Mansour, read by Ariana Delawari. Dreamer. Rebel. Hero. Wadjda has one simple wish - to race her friend Abdullah on her very own bicycle. But in Saudi Arabia, it is considered improper for girls to ride bikes and her parents forbid her from having one. Sick of playing by the rules, Wadjda schemes different ways to make money and buy the bike herself. But freedom comes at a high price . . . Set against the shifting social attitudes of the Middle East, The Green Bicycle explores gender roles, conformity, and the importance of family, all with wit and irresistible heart.

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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780141378770
  • File size: 252882 KB
  • Release date: October 20, 2016
  • Duration: 08:49:46

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780141378770
  • File size: 252882 KB
  • Release date: October 20, 2016
  • Duration: 08:49:46
  • Number of parts: 8


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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Green Bicycle by Haifaa Al Mansour, read by Ariana Delawari. Dreamer. Rebel. Hero. Wadjda has one simple wish - to race her friend Abdullah on her very own bicycle. But in Saudi Arabia, it is considered improper for girls to ride bikes and her parents forbid her from having one. Sick of playing by the rules, Wadjda schemes different ways to make money and buy the bike herself. But freedom comes at a high price . . . Set against the shifting social attitudes of the Middle East, The Green Bicycle explores gender roles, conformity, and the importance of family, all with wit and irresistible heart.

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