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Choudhury, Sarita

Overview
Works: 49 works in 180 publications in 5 languages and 7,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film and video adaptations  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Experimental films  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sarita Choudhury
Publications by Sarita Choudhury
Most widely held works by Sarita Choudhury
Lady in the water ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the complex swimming pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect he new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world
Homeland ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Carrie Mathison, a brilliant but volatile CIA agent, suspects that a rescued American POW may not be what he seems. Is Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody a war hero or an Al Qaeda sleeper agent plotting a spectacular terrorist attack on U.S. soil? Following her instincts, Mathison will risk everything to uncover the truth - her reputation, her career, and even her sanity
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( visu )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African-American, owner of a small carpet cleaning service, falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families
The namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
When an Indian family immigrates to America, their son must come to terms with his unusual name, American culture and family heritage
Homeless bird by Gloria Whelan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
When thirteen-year-old Koly enters into an ill-fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it
A perfect murder by Andrew Davis( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
To Manhattan's elite, Wall Street wheeler-dealer Steven Taylor seems like a devoted husband. He isn't. Beautiful, accomplished Emily Bradford Taylor seems like a faithful wife. She isn't. And when Steven hires Emily's lover to kill her, it seems like a perfect murder. But is it? Very little is what it seems in the sleek, sophistacated thriller sizzling with suspense and sharp dialogue
Kama Sutra a tale of love by Mira Nair( visu )
33 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A seductive tale of love and betrayal set in 16th century India. A king's courtesan is forbidden to embrace her one true love. Trained in the art of pleasure, Maya, the beautiful servant girl becomes defiant, rebelling against ancient tradition. As passion takes over, the conflict brings consequences that no one ever envisioned
The god of small things by Arundhati Roy( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
In 1969 in Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment
Entre nos ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Mariana brings her two children from Colombia to New York to reunite with her husband, only to be abandoned by him. Desperate and alone, Mariana must find a way to survive and care for her family
The war within by J Castelo( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A would-be suicide bomber has a crisis of conscience after most of the other members of his cell are arrested
3 a.m ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A trio of taxi drivers works the graveyard shift. All are haunted by their pasts; all are struggling to make ends meet. When a fellow cabbie is murdered and it becomes apparent it is the work of a serial killer, these three friends wonder if their next shift could be their last
Just a kiss ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Dag is a successful director of television commercials who shares his home with his beautiful girlfriend, Halley. Dag, however, has a serious case of roving eye and is given to frequent flings with other women. Halley tries to turn a blind eye to Dag's infidelity, but when she discovers he had a one-night stand with Rebecca, a beautiful but troubled dancer who is dating Dag's close friend Peter, she decides things have gone too far
The breakup artist ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A rare look at romance and relationships from a decidedly different angle, the unapologetic male point of view
The mistress of spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Story of a young woman trained in the ancient art of the spices an ordained as a mistress charged with special powers. Tilo travels to present-day Oakland, California where she opens a spice shop. Armed with the ability of see people's hearts and minds, she cannot resist involving herself in the lives of her customers
Voices of the morning by Meena Nanji( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A meditation on women's roles as defined by orthodox Islamic laws. Layered images and text are utilized to examine familial and societal restrictions placed on South Asian women. This experimental film explores the psychological ramifications of a woman growing up under orthodox Islamic law. Resisting traditional definitions of a woman's role in society as first and foremost a dutiful daughter or wife, this tape depicts Nanji's struggle as she tries to find a space amidst the web of necessities imposed upon her by restrictive familiar and societal conventions
Tiger! Tracks : tracking with the San of the Kalahari ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
"Tiger!": Sarita Choudhury journeys to India, the heart of tiger country. Travel into the wild to witness adult and infant tigers roaming free in their natural habitat. She interviews men and women who devote their live to protecting the largest and most magnificent of all the big cats. "Tracks": Examines humanity's profound relationship with wildlife and how ancient knowledge is augmenting new technology to advance the cause of conservation and wildlife management. The San people may be the world's best animal trackers. These indigenous people preserve the ecology while preserving their culture
Fresh kill ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Film juxaposes lives of individual residents of New York City with the poisoning of their environment through nuclear testing in the Pacific, ocean pollution and local toxic landfills
Restless ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A story, set in Beijing, of international romances caught between the conflict of American and Chinese cultural traditions
Wild west Nashville is just a state of mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A country-western singer seeks success on the road to Nashville
Tiger! ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Viewers ... travel with Sarita Choudhury into the wilds to witness adult and infant tigers roaming free in their natural habitat. Tiger! also uncovers the senseless slaughter of these beautiful cats"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Choudhury, Sarita Catherine Louise, 1966-
Languages
English (117)
German (7)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Hindi (1)
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