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Interpreter of Maladies by  Jhumpa Lahiri - Paperback - First edition. First Printing - 1999 - from Christopher Morrow. Bookseller and

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Interpreter of Maladies: Stories

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Condition: Fine

Boston: A Mariner Original/Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. 198pp. Trade Paperback. Author's debut collection of nine short stories. Book is tight, straight, and appears unread. It has a plastic book removable protector. Page edges are browning. Book is a first printing and has a complete numer line from 1-10. It is a paperback original (PBO) which preceded the hardcover; it also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the PEN/Hemingway award. There is a paper ribbon proclaiming "Pulitzer Winner" between the book and the jacket protector which is removable. Excellent stories.

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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