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A son of the circus

Author: John Irving
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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An Indian-Canadian doctor returns to Bombay to seek a cure for a disease which afflicts circus dwarfs and is caught up in a serial killing of prostitutes. The action is interspersed with commentary on the lot of social misfits: prostitutes, dwarfs, himself--the doctor regarding himself a foreigner in both India and Canada.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irving, John, 1942-
Son of the circus.
New York : Random House, ©1994
(OCoLC)624400660
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving
ISBN: 0679434968 9780679434962
OCLC Number: 29566583
Description: xviii, 633 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John Irving.

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An Indian-Canadian doctor returns to Bombay to seek a cure for a disease which afflicts circus dwarfs and is caught up in a serial killing of prostitutes. The action is interspersed with commentary on the lot of social misfits: prostitutes, dwarfs, himself--the doctor regarding himself a foreigner in both India and Canada.
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