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Interpreter of Maladies.

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. 8.25" x 5.5". 198pp. White and white wrappers. Near fine condition. An advance reading copy of this collection of short stories. Lahiri was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1999 for this book. The author also won the Hemingway Foundation / PEN Award for this title in 2000.

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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