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Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Leicester, Eng. : Charnwood, 1983. ©1901.
Series: Charnwood Library series
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling set his final and most famous novel in the complex, mystery-shrouded India of the mid-19th century where an exotic landscape teems with natives living under British colonial rule. Kim, the poor orphaned son of an Irish soldier stationed in Lahore, straddles both worlds. Neither wholly British nor completely Indian, the young boy searches for his identity in the country  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Large type books
Named Person: Kimball O'Hara
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling
ISBN: 0708981526 9780708981528
OCLC Number: 10206516
Notes: Complete and unabridged.
Description: 429 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Charnwood Library series
Responsibility: Rudyard Kipling.

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Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling set his final and most famous novel in the complex, mystery-shrouded India of the mid-19th century where an exotic landscape teems with natives living under British colonial rule. Kim, the poor orphaned son of an Irish soldier stationed in Lahore, straddles both worlds. Neither wholly British nor completely Indian, the young boy searches for his identity in the country where he was born; but at the same time, he struggles to create an identity for himself. Cunning and street wise, Kim is mature beyond his thirteen years and learns to move chameleon-like between the two cultures, becoming the disciple of a Tibetan monk while training as a spy for the British secret service.

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