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My nine lives : chapters of a possible past

Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; C S H Jhabvala
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Shoemaker & Hoard : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Shoemaker & Hoard hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; C S H Jhabvala
ISBN: 1593760280 9781593760281 1593760698 9781593760694
OCLC Number: 55112966
Description: viii, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life --
Ménage --
Gopis --
Springlake --
A choice of heritage --
My family --
Dancer with a broken leg --
Refuge in London --
Pilgrimage.
Responsibility: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; illustrations by C.S.H. Jhabvala.
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"In this book, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an alternative life?"--BOOK JACKET.

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