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The Resource A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller

A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller

Label
A house for Mr. Biswas
Title
A house for Mr. Biswas
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
Title variation
House for Mister Biswas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Owning a small portion of the Trinidad earth and a respectable house of his own is the dream that sustains Mohun Biswas through a life of frustration and despair after he marries into the domineering Tulsi family
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naipaul, V. S.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.8
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
213
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indians
  • Middle-aged men
  • Home ownership
  • Homeowners
  • Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Thirteen -- Horses -- The Pact -- Champagne on the Terraces -- Ropes -- Tonight's the Night -- Fish Shop -- Pancho and the Baron -- Winston -- A Death in the Day of -- The Plate -- An Impossible Song -- Laguna, Valentine's Day, 1982
Control code
299073
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 564 pages
Isbn
9780679444589
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
96121747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679444589
  • (OCoLC)33826411
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Thirteen -- Horses -- The Pact -- Champagne on the Terraces -- Ropes -- Tonight's the Night -- Fish Shop -- Pancho and the Baron -- Winston -- A Death in the Day of -- The Plate -- An Impossible Song -- Laguna, Valentine's Day, 1982
Control code
299073
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 564 pages
Isbn
9780679444589
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
96121747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679444589
  • (OCoLC)33826411

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