- ISBN: 0802142818 (pbk)
- ISBN: 0871139294
- Description: 324 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2006.
- 22 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 26 total copies.
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|Beverly Farms||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Desai (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Beverly Main||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Desai (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||Adult Fiction||Fic / Desai (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||Adult Paperbacks||PB/DESAI/OVSIZE (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Endicott College||General Collection||PS 3554 .E82 I54 2006 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Parlin Memorial||Adult Fiction||FIC/Desai (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Shute Memorial||Adult Fiction||FIC/Desai (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Gloucester||Adult Fiction||FICTION/Desai (Text to phone)||Checked out||05/30/2015|
|Gordon College||Stack Level 5||PS 3554 .E82 I54 2006 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
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|General Note:|| Winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2006
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for 2006
|Summary:|| In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another. Kiran Desai's brilliant novel, published to huge acclaim, is a story of joy and despair. Her characters face numerous choices that majestically illuminate the consequences of colonialism as it collides with the modern world.
|Awards Note:|| Man Booker Prize, 2006
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2006
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