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What the body remembers : a novel

Author: Shauna Singh Baldwin
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2001, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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In 1947 Punjab, a Sikh landowner with a barren wife takes a second one so he can have children. The wives maneuver for influence, their effort complicated by the political situation--the man is distracted by India's independence and partition--but eventually the wife with the children wins out. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baldwin, Shauna Singh.
What the body remembers.
New York : Anchor Books, 2001, ©1999
(OCoLC)605606867
Online version:
Baldwin, Shauna Singh.
What the body remembers.
New York : Anchor Books, 2001, ©1999
(OCoLC)606986282
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shauna Singh Baldwin
ISBN: 0385496052 9780385496056
OCLC Number: 45798250
Description: 471 pages : map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Shauna Singh Baldwin.

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In 1947 Punjab, a Sikh landowner with a barren wife takes a second one so he can have children. The wives maneuver for influence, their effort complicated by the political situation--the man is distracted by India's independence and partition--but eventually the wife with the children wins out. A first novel.

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