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Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Cholistan Desert

This desert is the eastern part of Pakistan near the Indian border. It is where Shabanu lives.

Toba

A toba is a freshwater pond that desert dwellers use as their water source. Without water, life in the desert would not be possible. The people must live near a source of fresh water, and they move if that source dries up.

Sibi

Sibi is a city where Shabanu and Dadi go to sell the camels. It takes about ten days of traveling to reach Sibi from their home in the desert.

Mehrabpur

This is the village where Hamir and Murad live and where Shabanu's family goes when they are out of water.

Derawar

Derawar is a fort where Grandfather wants to be buried. The people there have never been very friendly to the desert dwellers, and they aren't inclined to allow Grandfather to be buried there.

Chadr

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