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The Resource Interpreter of maladies : stories, Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of maladies : stories, Jhumpa Lahiri

Label
Interpreter of maladies : stories
Title
Interpreter of maladies
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Jhumpa Lahiri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains nine short stories which chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the borders of nations and generations
Summary
In nine stories imbued with the sensual details of Indian culture, Lahiri charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. This short fiction collection blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as "A Temporary Matter," in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2000.
  • Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, 2000
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004234
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lahiri, Jhumpa
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1050
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3562.A316
LC item number
I58 1999
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1050
Literary form
fiction
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True
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East Indian Americans
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
Interpreter of maladies : stories, Jhumpa Lahiri
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
Contents
  • Third and final continent
  • A temporary matter
  • When Mr. Pirzada came to dine
  • Interpreter of maladies
  • A real durwan
  • Sexy
  • Mrs. Sen's
  • This blessed house
  • Treatment of Bibi Haldar
Control code
2363627
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
312 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786264346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55033054
Label
Interpreter of maladies : stories, Jhumpa Lahiri
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
Contents
  • Third and final continent
  • A temporary matter
  • When Mr. Pirzada came to dine
  • Interpreter of maladies
  • A real durwan
  • Sexy
  • Mrs. Sen's
  • This blessed house
  • Treatment of Bibi Haldar
Control code
2363627
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
312 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786264346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55033054

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