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Interpreter of Maladies by  Jhumpa Lahiri - First Edition - 1999 - from Carpetbagger Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Interpreter of Maladies

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Condition: Near fine/very good


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. First printing with the full number line. Near fine in a very good jacket, unclipped ($23.00) with some rubbing and bumping to the edge. Some rubbing to the boards and quarter cloth. Square with a tight binding.

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.


  • Bookseller: Carpetbagger Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 636
  • Title: Interpreter of Maladies
  • Author: Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1999
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