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Nobody does the right thing : a novel

Author: Amitava Kumar
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel about a politically motivated murder in contemporary Bombay.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amitava Kumar
ISBN: 9780822346708 0822346702 9780822346821 0822346826
OCLC Number: 476361864
Notes: "An earlier, longer version of this novel was published by Picador India in 2007 under the title Home Products."
Description: xii, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The car with the red light --
Ulan Bator at night --
The lady with the dog --
Kiss of the spider woman --
News of a kidnapping --
Nobody does the right thing --
The glass menagerie.
Responsibility: Amitava Kumar.

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A novel packed with telling details and anecdotes about life in contemporary India, set in the rural villages of Bihar and the metropolises of Bombay and Delhi.  Read more...

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"To know a country so you have its dirt beneath your fingernails is a difficult thing. Read Nobody Does the Right Thing and you will have India beneath your fingernails."-Akhil Sharma, author of An Read more...

 
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