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The Resource Chinaman : the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel, Shehan Karunatilaka

Chinaman : the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel, Shehan Karunatilaka

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Chinaman : the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel
Title
Chinaman
Title remainder
the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Shehan Karunatilaka
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retired sportswriter WG Karunasena is dying. He will spend his final months drinking arrack, making his wife unhappy, ignoring his son and tracking down Pradeep S. Mathew, a spin bowler who has mysteriously disappeared and who WG considers 'the greatest cricketer to walk the Earth'. On his quest to find this unsung genius, WG uncovers a coach with six fingers, a secret bunker below a famous stadium, a Tamil Tiger warlord, and startling truths about Sri Lanka, cricket and himself
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Summary
Retired sportswriter W.G. Karunasena is dying. He will spend his final months drinking arrack, making his wife unhappy, ignoring his son and tracking down Pradeep S. Mathew, a spin bowler who has mysteriously disappeared and who W.G. considers 'the greatest cricketer to walk the Earth'. On his quest to find this unsung genius, W.G. uncovers a coach with six fingers, a secret bunker below a famous stadium, a Tamil Tiger warlord, and startling truths about Sri Lanka, cricket and himself.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Book Prize, 2012.
  • Commonwealth Book Prize: Asia, 2012.
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10078864
Cataloging source
BT
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Karunatilaka, Shehan
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Mathew, Pradeep Sivanathan
  • Sportswriters
  • Cricket players
  • Sri Lanka
Target audience
adult
Label
Chinaman : the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel, Shehan Karunatilaka
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2011
Control code
000049114703
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
397 p.
Isbn
9780099555681
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Chinaman : the legend of Pradeep Mathew : a novel, Shehan Karunatilaka
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2011
Control code
000049114703
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
397 p.
Isbn
9780099555681
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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