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Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri - Paperback - 1999 - from Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA and Biblio.com

Interpreter of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Condition: Fine


First softcover edition with the complete number line; this is the true first edition of this Pulitzer winner preceding the hardcover edition. This copy is in fine unread condition save for one ink smudge on the bottom text block, doesn't appear to be a remainder but just a small stain. A clean, bright, and tight copy of this important 20th century novel - protected in a archival bag.

Interpreter of Maladies is a 2000 collection of nine short stories by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. It was also chosen as The New Yorker's Best Debut of the Year. The stories are about the lives of Indians and Indian Americans who are caught between the culture they have inherited and the "New World" they now find themselves in.




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