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Selection day : a novel

Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Manjunath Kumar is fourteen and living in a slum in Mumbai. He knows he is good at cricket--if not as good as his older brother Radha. But there are many other things about himself and the world that he doesn't know. Sometimes it even seems as though everyone has a clear idea of who Manju should be, except Manju himself. And when Manju meets Radha's great rival, a mysterious Muslim boy privileged and confident in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cricket stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aravind Adiga
ISBN: 9781501150838 1501150839
OCLC Number: 944380567
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan."--Title page verso.
Description: 289 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Aravind Adiga.

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Manjunath Kumar is fourteen and living in a slum in Mumbai. He knows he is good at cricket--if not as good as his older brother Radha. But there are many other things about himself and the world that he doesn't know. Sometimes it even seems as though everyone has a clear idea of who Manju should be, except Manju himself. And when Manju meets Radha's great rival, a mysterious Muslim boy privileged and confident in all the ways Manju is not, he is forced to come to terms with who he really is.

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