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You must have not gone too far if you were able to find your way back.
-Kazakh proverbAulvillageDastarkhandinner table, feastToi FeastBeshparmakCentral Asian dish made from lamb, flat dough, and brothPialaSmall ceramic bowlBalam My childZhuregimMy heartApaAunt, grandmotherApamMy motherAğaUncle, older brotherSeksewilA low thorny tree native in Aral
Six years ago, Madina’s daughter left their home aul, Zholaman, by the North Aral Sea and never came back. In her stead, came a son.
Madina had always known that Aizhan was different. From the moment she had said her first word, she didn’t speak like any girl Madina had known. God plays funny tricks sometimes... Read more