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Interpreter of Maladies : Stories (TRUE FIRST PRINTING) by  Jhumpa Lahiri - Paperback - First Edition, First Printing  - 1999 - from Pierian Spring Books and Biblio.com

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Interpreter of Maladies : Stories (TRUE FIRST PRINTING)

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Condition: As New/No Jacket


Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. First Edition, First Printing . Paper Back Original. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. AS NEW in wraps. This debut collection of stories was published as a paperback original (PBO) that went on to be the surprise winner of the Pulitzer Prize. It also won the PEN Hemingway Award, and the New Yorker Debut Award. The New Yorker Magazine named Lahiri one of 20 young writers to watch for the 21st century. Although it was LATER ISSUED IN HARDCOVER AFTER it won the Pulitzer Prize, this is the TRUE FIRST PRINTING of the PBO. By the time the Pulitzer Prize was announced, this pbo was already in a 6th printing. NO remainder marks, NEVER read. Carefully packaged to prevent shipping damage.


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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