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

A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry

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A fine balance : a novel
Title
A fine balance
Title remainder
a novel
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by Rohinton Mistry
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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.
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005230
Cataloging source
JBW
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1952-
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Mistry, Rohinton
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M494
LC item number
F56 1997
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Apartment houses
  • City and town life
  • Historical fiction
  • Domestic fiction
  • India
Target audience
adult
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A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
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Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9781400030651
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95049317
System control number
  • ocm48543372
  • (OCoLC)48543372
Label
A fine balance : a novel, by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9781400030651
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95049317
System control number
  • ocm48543372
  • (OCoLC)48543372

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