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The Resource Helium : a novel, Jaspreet Singh

Helium : a novel, Jaspreet Singh

Label
Helium : a novel
Title
Helium
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jaspreet Singh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On November 1st 1984, a day after the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a nineteen-year-old student travels back from a class trip with his mentor and chemistry teacher, Professor Singh. As the group disembark at Delhi station a mob surrounds the professor, throws a tire over him, douses him in gasoline and sets him alight.Years later the student, Raj, is compelled to find his professor's widow, the beautiful Nelly. As the two walk through the misty mountains of Shimla, Nelly comes up against a nation in denial, Raj faces the truth about his father's role in the Sikh massacre and they both find the path leads back to the train station. Jaspreet Singh crafts an affecting and important story of a largely untouched moment in Indian memory"--
Summary
Set in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's 1984 assassination, follows Raj who moves to New York after witnessing his professor's murder and who struggles with his father's role in the Sikh genocide at the side of his professor's widow
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10215309
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singh, Jaspreet
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Students
  • College teachers
  • Wrongful death
  • Murder
  • FICTION / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Helium : a novel, Jaspreet Singh
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/563/9781608199563/image/lgcover.9781608199563.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn844789844
Edition
First U.S. Edition.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781608199563
Lccn
2013018698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)844789844
Label
Helium : a novel, Jaspreet Singh
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/563/9781608199563/image/lgcover.9781608199563.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn844789844
Edition
First U.S. Edition.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781608199563
Lccn
2013018698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)844789844

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