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The Resource Island of a thousand mirrors, Nayomi Munaweera

Island of a thousand mirrors, Nayomi Munaweera

Label
Island of a thousand mirrors
Title
Island of a thousand mirrors
Statement of responsibility
Nayomi Munaweera
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Colombo, Yasodhara lives a full life with her Sinhala family, rich in love and everything she could ask for, though shaped subtly by social hierarchies, her parents' ambitions, and the differences between the Tamil and Sinhala people. All is well until the family's serene existence is shattered by the outbreak of violence
Summary
Traces the experiences of two women on opposing sides of the Sri Lankan civil war who connect in unexpected ways when a Tamil aspiring teacher is arrested by soldiers and placed in the path of a young woman from a loving Sinhala family
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Commonwealth Book Prize: Asia, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10187945
Cataloging source
DKAGE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Munaweera, Nayomi
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Tamil (Indic people)
  • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Female friendship
  • Families
  • Sri Lanka
Target audience
adult
Label
Island of a thousand mirrors, Nayomi Munaweera
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
000052869950
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780670077793
Label
Island of a thousand mirrors, Nayomi Munaweera
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
000052869950
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780670077793

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