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Interpreter of Maladies by  Jhumpa Lahiri - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA and

Interpreter of Maladies

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Condition: Fine/No Jacket

Mariner (Houghton Mifflin), 1999. First Edition (first printing). The debut story collection by the acclaimed author of THE NAMESAKE and THE LOWLAND, tales which speak with a universal eloquence. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN Hemingway Award and the New Yorker Best Debut of the Year Award. Includes a card with Lahiri's name printed at the top which reads as follows: "10.30.07 Dear Mr. Croce -- Thank you for your letter and for your kind words. I am happy to send these books off to you on the Cape, one of the places in the world I love most. Very best, Jhumpa Lahiri." Fine in pictorial wraps as issued but for some small spotting to the bottom edge of the pages. Inscribed by Lahiri on the title page, as follows: "For Clif, Jhumpa Lahiri.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

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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