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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Viswanathan, Padma, 1968-
Toss of a lemon.
Boston : Mariner Books, 2009, ©2008
|Material Type:||Document, Fiction, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9780547350721 0547350724 1299881521 9781299881525|
|Notes:||Originally published: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2008.|
|Description:||1 online resource (619 pages) : illustrations|
Spanning the lifetime of one woman (1896-1962), The Toss of a Lemon brings readers intimately into a Brahmin household, into an India in the midst of social and political upheaval. Married at ten, widowed at eighteen, left with two children, Sivakami must wear widow's whites, shave her head, and touch no one from dawn to dusk. She is not allowed to remarry, and in the next sixty years she ventures outside her family compound only three times ...
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