Staples, Suzanne Fisher. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1991). . Reprint. Paperback. 240 pp. Glossary. Inscribed by the author. Light wear to covers. Contents clean and tight. “Shabanu, a young nomad of the Cholistan Desert, must submit to the marriage her father arranges for her, or go against centuries of tradition by defying him.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: .