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The inheritance of loss

Author: Kiran Desai
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desai, Kiran, 1971-
Inheritance of loss.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607803726
Online version:
Desai, Kiran, 1971-
Inheritance of loss.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)608385592
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiran Desai
ISBN: 0871139294 9780871139290 9780739472972 0739472976
OCLC Number: 61228799
Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kiran Desai.

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The author of the acclaimed "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" takes readers to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency in Nepal challenges the old way of life--and opens up a grasping  Read more...

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