Mr. Jamali is a Pakistani librarian at Harrison Prep. He also runs the theater program. Kim is entranced because Mr. Jamali is one of the only men at school who doesn't wear a suit; he prefers to wear traditional Pakistani clothing. He employs Kim in the library and later, pulls Annette into the theater program.
Mr. Jamali Character Timeline in Girl in Translation
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...fourth day. The library is small and used mostly for studying. Kim approaches the librarian, Mr. Jamali , who is dressed in a maroon tunic with beautiful embroidery. He explains that he's... (full context)