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Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri - Paperback - May 2000 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000675)

Interpreter of Maladies

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Interpreter of Maladies

by Jhumpa Lahiri

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ISBN 10
0006551793
ISBN 13
9780006551799
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo, May 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. Asia Books stamp to first page, otherwise Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. 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 #
RWARE0000000675
Title
Interpreter of Maladies
Author
Jhumpa Lahiri
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0006551793
ISBN 13
9780006551799
Publisher
HarperCollins / Flamingo
Place of Publication
London
Date published
May 2000
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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