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The Resource Breathless in Bombay : stories, Murzban F. Shroff

Breathless in Bombay : stories, Murzban F. Shroff

Label
Breathless in Bombay : stories
Title
Breathless in Bombay
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Murzban F. Shroff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shroff's vibrant narratives in this concept collection of 14 stories set in contemporary Bombay feature a range of beautifully drawn characters in fascinating situations: from the laundrywallas' water shortage problems, to the doomed love affair of a schizophrenic painter and his Bollywood girlfriend, to the wandering thoughts of a massagewalla at Chowpatty Beach, to the heart-warming relationship of a carriage driver and his beloved horse
Summary
A collection of fifteen stories set against the backdrop of modern-day Bombay evokes the lives of an array of vibrant characters, including a laundry wallah dealing with water shortage problems, a taxi driver who exploits all the tricks of his trade to make a living, and a carriage driver and his horse in an increasingly high-tech world. Original. 17,500 first printing
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
221411
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shroff, Murzban F
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mumbai (India)
  • City and town life
  • Mumbai (India)
  • City and town life
  • Social conditions
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
Breathless in Bombay : stories, Murzban F. Shroff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A collection of 15 stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The great divide
  • Meter down
  • Love in the time of aids
  • Babu Barrah Takka
  • Jamal Haddi's revenge
  • Breathless in Bombay
  • Dhobi Ghat
  • Traffic
  • The Maalishwalla
  • This house of mine
  • The queen guards her own
  • Haraami
  • A different Bhel
  • Busy Sunday
Control code
ocn156832415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780312372705
Lccn
2007038265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)156832415
Label
Breathless in Bombay : stories, Murzban F. Shroff
Publication
Note
A collection of 15 stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The great divide
  • Meter down
  • Love in the time of aids
  • Babu Barrah Takka
  • Jamal Haddi's revenge
  • Breathless in Bombay
  • Dhobi Ghat
  • Traffic
  • The Maalishwalla
  • This house of mine
  • The queen guards her own
  • Haraami
  • A different Bhel
  • Busy Sunday
Control code
ocn156832415
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780312372705
Lccn
2007038265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)156832415

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