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A fine balance : a novel / by Rohinton Mistry.

  • ISBN: 140003065X
  • ISBN: 9781400030651
  • Description: 603 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage international ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books,

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Mistry, R. (Text to phone) Available -
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Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Mistry (Text to phone) Checked out 04/22/2014
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Content descriptions

Contents Note: City by the Sea -- For Dreams to Grow -- In a Village by a River -- Small Obstacles -- Mountains -- Day at the Circus, Night in the Slum -- On the Move -- Beautification -- What Law There Is -- Sailing Under One Flag -- The Bright Future Clouded -- Trace of Destiny -- Wedding, Worms, and Sanyas -- Return of Solitude -- Family Planning -- The Circle is Completed.
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.
Subject: India > History > 1947- > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.