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Helium : a novel

Auteur : Jaspreet Singh
Éditeur : New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : Anglais : First U.S. EditionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"On November 1st 1984, a day after the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old student travels back from a class trip with his mentor and chemistry teacher, Professor Singh. As the group disembark at Delhi station a mob surrounds the professor, throws a tire over him, douses him in gasoline and sets him alight.Years later the student, Raj, is compelled to find his professor's widow,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Mystery fiction
Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Jaspreet Singh
ISBN : 9781608199563 1608199568 9781620406397 162040639X
Numéro OCLC : 844789844
Description : 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsabilité : Jaspreet Singh.
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"On November 1st 1984, a day after the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old student travels back from a class trip with his mentor and chemistry teacher, Professor Singh. As the group disembark at Delhi station a mob surrounds the professor, throws a tire over him, douses him in gasoline and sets him alight.Years later the student, Raj, is compelled to find his professor's widow, the beautiful Nelly. As the two walk through the misty mountains of Shimla, Nelly comes up against a nation in denial, Raj faces the truth about his father's role in the Sikh massacre and they both find the path leads back to the train station. Jaspreet Singh crafts an affecting and important story of a largely untouched moment in Indian memory"--

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