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The namesake

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his Indian immigrant parents give him an odd name, a boy must struggle towards manhood suffering the burdens of this name as well as the conflicting loyalties of his heritage.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Massachusetts
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lahiri, Jhumpa.
Namesake.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003
(OCoLC)606993743
Named Person: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jhumpa Lahiri
ISBN: 0395927218 9780395927212 0618485228 9780618485222
OCLC Number: 51728729
Description: 291 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Title --
Chapter 2. Fiction.
Responsibility: Jhumpa Lahiri.
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When his Indian immigrant parents give him an odd name, a boy must struggle towards manhood suffering the burdens of this name as well as the conflicting loyalties of his heritage.

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The Namesake

by sabrinanymph (WorldCat user published 2008-12-03) Very Good Permalink

I really enjoyed this book. So much so in fact, that I went and bought her short story debut Interpreter of Maladies this week when I discovered the possibility of the necessity for more plane reading material was acute.

Naturally, it's by an Indian author and so my bias is probably going...
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