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INTERPRETER OF MALADIES by  Jhumpa Lahiri - First Edition - 1999 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

INTERPRETER OF MALADIES

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Condition: Fine/Fine


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Octavo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and The Pen/Hemingway Award. 198pp. Bound in 1/4 black cloth over paper covered boards. A fine bright copy in crisp fresh dust 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.


  • Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2271
  • Title: INTERPRETER OF MALADIES
  • Author: Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1999


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