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Author: Hasanthika Sirisena
Publisher: Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction. Set in Sri Lanka and America, the ten short stories in this debut collection feature characters struggling to contend with the brutality of a decades long civil war while also seeking security, love, and hope. The characters are students, accountants, soldiers, servants. They are immigrants and strivers. They are each forced to make sometimes comic, sometimes tragic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Life change events
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2016000565
(OCoLC)930997459
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hasanthika Sirisena
ISBN: 9781613764534 1613764537
OCLC Number: 963603773
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 160 pages)
Contents: Third country national --
War wounds --
Unicorn --
The chief inspector's daughter --
Pine --
The other one --
The inter-continental --
Ismail --
The demon --
Treble seven, double naught.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Hasanthika Sirisena.

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With precise and poignant detail Hasanthika Sirisena conjures up an entire and original world in these well-written stories. Through the intimate portrayal of the lives of men and women caught up in Read more...

 
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