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The Resource The Space Between Us

The Space Between Us

Label
The Space Between Us
Title
The Space Between Us
Statement of responsibility
Thrity Umrigar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay." —Washington Post Book World "Bracingly honest." —New York Times Book Review The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar'scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston's Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver's ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction
Summary
Set in modern-day India, this evocative novel follows upper-middle-class Parsi housewife Sera Dubash and 65-year-old illiterate household worker Bhima as they make their way through life. Though separated by their stations in life, the two women share bonds of womanhood that prove far stronger than the divisions of class or culture
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
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138599
Cataloging source
DLC
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Umrigar, Thrity
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Space Between Us
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7e711072-1f88-43d1-a53e-b86f29aca586
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9780061752605
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Space Between Us
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7e711072-1f88-43d1-a53e-b86f29aca586
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061752605
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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