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A fine balance : a novel

Author: Rohinton Mistry
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of India featuring four characters who must survive the oppression, poverty, and mistreatment of Indira Gandhi's India of the mid 1970's. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 0679446087 9780679446088
OCLC Number: 824193436
Description: 603 pages
Responsibility: by Rohinton Mistry.

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A portrait of India featuring four characters who must survive the oppression, poverty, and mistreatment of Indira Gandhi's India of the mid 1970's. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey.

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