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The Resource The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

Label
The inheritance of loss
Title
The inheritance of loss
Statement of responsibility
Kiran Desai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai
  • Kiran Desai's tragicomic novel The Inheritance of Loss spans two continents and three generations. The story cuts between New York and India, contrasting the menial jobs and meager conditions of immigrant life in the city with the political unrest engulfing an isolated Himalayan hill town
Summary
In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booker Prize, 2006.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E82
LC item number
I54 2006
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2516449
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9780739472972
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052416
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61228799
  • (OCoLC)61228799
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Publication
Control code
2516449
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9780739472972
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005052416
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61228799
  • (OCoLC)61228799

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