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Interpreter of Maladies

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Interpreter of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

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ISBN 10
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ISBN 13
9780395927205
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner, June 1999. Trade Paperback. First Edition, later printing. Very Good+. Prior owner's name inked inside front cover. Pages lightly tanned. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 198 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection of short stories unerringly charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. In stories that travel from India to America and back again, Lahiri speaks with universal eloquence to everyone who has ever felt like a foreigner. Contents: A Temporary Matter; When Mr. Pirzada Came To Dine; Interpreter Of Maladies; A Real Durwan; Sexy; Mrs. Sen's; This Blessed House; The Treatment Of Bibi Haldar; The Third and Final Continent

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000003370
Title
Interpreter of Maladies
Author
Jhumpa Lahiri
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, later printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
039592720X
ISBN 13
9780395927205
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin / Mariner
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
June 1999
Keywords
fiction, short stories, foreigner, migrants, immigrants, Indian Americans, Bengal, Bengali, India, Indians, Boston, Pulitzer Prize
Bookseller catalogs
India; Fiction; Domestic and Family Fiction;
Size
8vo

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