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A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry

Label
A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
Rohinton Mistry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilised, 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
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>
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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
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mistry, Rohinton
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • City and town life
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Apartment houses
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000052795256
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
614 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571230587
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
A fine balance, Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Control code
000052795256
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
614 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571230587
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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