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The Resource The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

Label
The inheritance of loss
Title
The inheritance of loss
Statement of responsibility
Kiran Desai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace lives in a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over Sai distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another
Summary
In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booker Prize, 2006.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138578
Cataloging source
PSC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ4.D7439
LC item number
In 2006a
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71259148
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780802142818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)71259148
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71259148
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9780802142818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)71259148

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