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The Resource A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry

A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry

Label
A fine balance : a novel
Title
A fine balance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Rohinton Mistry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey
Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of <I>Such a Long Journey.</I>
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1996.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 1996.
  • Giller Prize, 1995.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005230
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR9199.3.M494
  • PS8526.I88
LC item number
  • F56 1996
  • F56 1996
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
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Publication
Control code
144969
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
603 p.
Isbn
9780375414817
Lccn
95049317
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33819149
  • (OCoLC)33819149
Label
A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
Link
Publication
Control code
144969
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
603 p.
Isbn
9780375414817
Lccn
95049317
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33819149
  • (OCoLC)33819149

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