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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>
Storyline
Tone
Character
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
JIU
Dewey number
Fic
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M494
LC item number
F56 1995
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2021464
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
603 p.
Isbn
9781400030651
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48540415
  • (OCoLC)48540415
Label
A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Control code
2021464
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
603 p.
Isbn
9781400030651
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48540415
  • (OCoLC)48540415

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