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East into Upper East : plain tales from New York and New Delhi

Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories featuring cosmopolitan Indians. In Independence, set in India, a high-class woman earns a living teaching social graces, in Two Muses, set in London, a girl observes her grandfather's marital infidelity, and in A Summer by the Sea, set in New York, a woman falls for the lover of her homosexual son-in-law.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
ISBN: 1887178503 9781887178501
OCLC Number: 39443675
Description: 314 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Expiation --
Farid and Farida --
Independence --
Development and progress --
A New Delhi romance --
Husband and son --
The temptress --
A summer by the sea --
Great expectations --
Parasites --
Fidelity --
Bobby --
Broken promises --
Two muses.
Responsibility: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

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Stories featuring cosmopolitan Indians. In Independence, set in India, a high-class woman earns a living teaching social graces, in Two Muses, set in London, a girl observes her grandfather's marital infidelity, and in A Summer by the Sea, set in New York, a woman falls for the lover of her homosexual son-in-law.

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