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Desai, Kiran 1971-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 286 publications in 9 languages and 6,819 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Classifications: PS3554.E82, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Kiran Desai
The inheritance of loss by Kiran Desai ( Book )
80 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Hullabaloo in the guava orchard by Kiran Desai ( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fired from his job, the good-for-nothing Indian postal clerk, Sampath Chawla, 20, climbs a guava tree in search of contemplation and becomes a famous holy man. All of which proves his grandmother's point that the world is round and what goes downhill often emerges on top at the other end. A first novel
The inheritance of loss by Kiran Desai ( Recording )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
De erfenis van het verlies by Kiran Desai ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als een Indiaas meisje verliefd wordt op een Nepalese jongen, krijgen beiden te maken met identiteitsproblemen
La perte en héritage : roman by Kiran Desai ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orpheline à 16 ans, après des années passées chez les bonnes soeurs, Sai se retrouve chez son grand-père, juge à la retraite dans le nord de l'Inde. Biju, le fils du cuisinier, s'est expatrié à New-York. Sa quête d'identité passe par la solitude, l'exploitation puis le retour au pays. L'histoire d'êtres dépouillés de leur culture, déçus par l'Occident et qui cherchent à recouvrer leur dignité
The inheritance of loss by Kiran Desai ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas, lives an embittered old judge who wants nothing more than to retire in peace. But this is far from easy with the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter Sai, come to live with him and his chatty cook. Biju, the cook's son, is trying to make his way in the US, flitting between a succession of grubby kitchen jobs to stay one step ahead of the immigration services. Unbeknown to any of them, a Nepalese insurgency threatens Kalimpong, impacting Sai's blossoming romance, and causing the judge to revisit his past and his role in this grasping world of conflicting desires
Di sản của mất mát by Kiran Desai ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Vietnamese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace with his orphaned granddaughter
Erbin des verlorenen Landes : Roman by Kiran Desai ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De goeroe in de guaveboom by Kiran Desai ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De menselijke drukte die een luie dromer in India probeert te ontvluchten door in een boom te gaan wonen, achtervolgt hem ook daar als hij voor een wijze gehouden wordt
Eredi della sconfitta by Kiran Desai ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ba le yuan de xuan nao by Kiran Desai ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ji cheng shi luo de ren by Kiran Desai ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hullabaloo in the guava orchard by Kiran Desai ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sampath Chawla is born into a family slightly off kilter, to a mother not quite like her neighbours, in a town not quite like other towns. After years of failure at school, failure at work, it does not seem as if Sampath is going to amount to much. Then Sampath climbs up a guava tree in search of a life of peaceful contemplation- and becomes unexpectedly famous as a hermit
Le gourou sur la branche : roman by Kiran Desai ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A la fois conte et fable, un portrait satirique de l'Inde contemporaine tiraillée entre tradition et modernité
El legado de la pérdida by Kiran Desai ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als een Indiaas meisje verliefd wordt op een Nepalese jongen, krijgen beiden te maken met identiteitsproblemen
Brzemię rzeczy utraconych by Kiran Desai ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Guru im Guavenbaum : Roman by Kiran Desai ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trôi giạt by Kiran Desai ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Vietnamese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace. But this is far from easy with the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter Sai, who comes to live with him and his chatty cook. When Sai arrives on the doorstep, the judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another
La mia nuova vita sugli alberi by Kiran Desai ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alboroto en el guayabal by Kiran Desai ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Desai, Ḳiran 1971-
Desaji, Kirana, 1971-
Kiran Desai 1971-....
كيران ديساي، 1971-
デサイ, キラン
Languages
English (143)
Spanish (15)
German (11)
French (10)
Italian (7)
Chinese (6)
Dutch (5)
Polish (4)
Vietnamese (3)
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