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The Resource A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth

A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth

Label
A suitable boy : a novel
Title
A suitable boy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Seth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells of Lata's and her mother's attempts to find a suitable boy through love or through exacting maternal appraisal. Set in post-Independence India and involving the lives of four large families, the book is also a panoramic exploration of the Indian continent
Summary
Mrs. Rupa Mehra is trying to arrange the marriage of her younger daughter, Lata, with a "suitable boy". Lata is a 19-year-old college girl, vulnerable yet determined to have her own way and not be influenced by her strong mother and opinionated brother, Arun. Her story revolves around the choice she is forced to make between her suitors: Kabir, Haresh, and Amit.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1994.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
054885
Cataloging source
DGW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seth, Vikram
Dewey number
828.9935
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.3.S38
LC item number
S83 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
India
Target audience
adult
Label
A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
1474 pages
Isbn
9780060786526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64444232
  • (OCoLC)ocm64444232
  • 489382
Label
A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
1474 pages
Isbn
9780060786526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64444232
  • (OCoLC)ocm64444232
  • 489382

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