Cover of: Alis | Naomi Rich

About the Book

Naomi Rich's compelling debut novel explores the struggle of a young girl torn between obedience and free will in an increasingly extremist religious society.Is love worth dying for? When Alis's parents reveal that she has been chosen to marry a man of forty, she is distraught - how can such an unnatural marriage be right? She abandons her life in the oppressive community where she has been brought up and flees to the city in search of freedom, only to find herself caught up in events beyond her control. Will Alis's decision to defy her parents have fatal consequences, not just for her, but for everyone who tries to help her, including the boy she loves?

About the Edition

Raised within the strict religious confines of the Community of the Book, Alis flees from an arranged marriage to the much older Minister of her town and her life takes a series of unexpected twists before she returns to accept her fate.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.R376 Al 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16989625M
Internet Archive
alis00rich
ISBN 13
9780670011254
LC Control Number
2008023234
OCLC/WorldCat
235021395
Library Thing
6812608
Goodreads
4524798
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