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The weight of heaven : a novel

Author: Thrity N Umrigar
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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Having lost their beloved only child to a sudden illness, Frank and Ellie Benton hope to rebuild their lives by accepting a job offer in India but find their new home compromised by Frank's efforts to heal his grief through a friendship with a young boy.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thrity N Umrigar
ISBN: 9780061472558 0061472557
OCLC Number: 599913761
Notes: Includes "P.S. Insights, Interviews, & More ..."--Cover.
Awards: Booklist Editors Choice
Description: 365, 18 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Thrity Umrigar.

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Having lost their beloved only child to a sudden illness, Frank and Ellie Benton hope to rebuild their lives by accepting a job offer in India but find their new home compromised by Frank's efforts to heal his grief through a friendship with a young boy.

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