The Resource Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, (eBook)

Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, (eBook)

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Midnight's Children
Title
Midnight's Children
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Salman Rushdie
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Summary
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeWinner of the Booker of BookersSaleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India's independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India's 1,000 other "midnight's children," all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts. This novel is at once a fascinating family saga and an astonishing evocation of a vast land and its people--a brilliant incarnation of the universal human..
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Rushdie, Salman
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English
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Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, (eBook)
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B95DB6CF-FFAB-407B-A3BC-578BD0FFB346
Label
Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, (eBook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
743306875
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
B95DB6CF-FFAB-407B-A3BC-578BD0FFB346

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