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The Resource A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry

A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry

Label
A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
Rohinton Mistry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mistry, Rohinton
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City and town life
  • Apartment houses
  • India
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19267640
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
951 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786241972
Lccn
2002020714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
14855732
Label
A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19267640
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
951 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786241972
Lccn
2002020714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
14855732

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