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Unaccustomed Earth

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lahiri presents eight dazzling stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. In the stunning title story, Ruma, a young mother in a new city, is visited by her father who carefully tends her garden - where she later unearths evidence of a love affair he is keeping to himself. In A Choice of Accommodations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 9780747597124 074759712X 9780747590002 0747590001
OCLC Number: 213382533
Awards: Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - Eurasia 2009.
Winner of Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award 2008.
Description: 333 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Unaccustomed earth --
Hell-heaven --
A choice of accommodations --
Only goodness --
Nobody's business --
Hema and Kaushik --
Once in a lifetime --
Year's end --
Going ashore. Unaccustomed Earth --
Hell-Heaven --
A Choice of Accommodations --
Only Goodness --
Nobody's Business --
Hema and Kaushik --
Once in a Lifetime --
Year's End --
Going Ashore.
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