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The blue bedspread

Author: Raj Kamal Jha
Publisher: London : Picador, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A midnight phone call awakens a man to inform him that his sister has died in childbirth. He is told he must keep the orphaned baby girl overnight, until her new, adopting parents can collect her. Over the course of that hot night in Calcutta, the man hurriedly writes stories to the baby sleeping on a blue bedspread in the next room: stories of the family she was born into, stories of the mother she will never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raj Kamal Jha
ISBN: 0330373862 9780330373869
OCLC Number: 59419104
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Awards: Short-listed for Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2000
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 1999
Description: 200 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Raj Kamal Jha.

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