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18 Cards in this Set

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Shabanu's mother
Mama
Narrator, eleven years old at the story's beginning
Shabanu
Sakina
Bibi Lal's youngest daughter
Auntie
Shabanu's aunt; Dadi's sister-in-law
Grandfather
Shabanu's grandfather; Dadi's father
Shabanu's sister, age thirteen
Phulan
Shabanu's father
Dadi
Dadi's proper name
Dalil Abassi
Adil
A married cousin
Bibi Lal
Murad and Hamir's mother
A cousing to whom Phulan has been promised in marriage
Hamier
Hamir's brother, whom Shabanu will marry when she comes of age
Murad
Wardak
An Afghan rebel leader
Sharma's daughter
Fatima
Sharma
a female cousin of Mama's and Dadi's
The widow of Lal Khan, Murad and Hamir's older brother
Kulsum
Nazir Mohommad
a wealthy landowner
Rahim
Nazir Mohammad's older brother