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The immigrant

Author: Manju Kapur
Publisher: London : Faber, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nina and Ananda, both frustrated with their separate lives, search for something that will complete them. When a marriage between them is proposed, Nina is uncertain: can she really give up her home in Delhi to build a new life in Canada with a husband she barely knows?" "The consequences of change are far greater than she could have imagined. From what she eats to what she wears, Nina's whole world is thrown into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kapur, Manju.
Immigrant.
London : Faber, 2009
(OCoLC)890553242
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manju Kapur
ISBN: 9780571244072 0571244076 9780571244065 0571244068
OCLC Number: 297801731
Notes: Originally published: New Delhi: Random House India, 2008.
Description: 331 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Manju Kapur.

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And as she discovers truths about her husband - both sexual and emotional - her fragile new life in Canada begins to unravel.Tender and compelling, The Immigrant is an honest exploration of a  Read more...

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