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The Holder of the World by  Bharati Mukherjee - 1st Edition - 1993 - from Century Books (SKU: 5042)

The Holder of the World

The Holder of the World by  Bharati Mukherjee - 1st Edition - 1993 - from Century Books (SKU: 5042)

The Holder of the World

by Mukherjee, Bharati

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ISBN 13
9780394588469
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HarperCollins, 1993. 1st Edition. Hardback. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.. Dust jacket price-clipped. Author mingles time and cultures in a novel that combines the Puritan society of the American colonies with the Hindu life of Mughal India.

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The Holder of the World, (1993) is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee. It is a retelling of Nathaniel Hawthorne 's 1850 novel The Scarlet Letter, placing the story in two centuries (17th and 20th). The novel involves time travel through virtual reality, locating itself in 20th century Boston, 17th century Colonial America, and 17th century India during the spread of the British East India Company. It also references Thomas Pynchon's novel, V..

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Bookseller
Century Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5042
Title
The Holder of the World
Author
Mukherjee, Bharati
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394588460
ISBN 13
9780394588469
Publisher
HarperCollins
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1993
Keywords
India Fiction

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