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The Resource The color of our sky : a novel, Amita Trasi

The color of our sky : a novel, Amita Trasi

Label
The color of our sky : a novel
Title
The color of our sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amita Trasi
Title variation
Colour of our sky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1986: Mukta, a ten-year-old girl from the lower caste Yellamma cult of temple prostitutes has come of age to fulfil her destiny of becoming a temple prostitute. In an attempt to escape this legacy that binds her, Mukta is transported to a foster family in Bombay. There she discovers a friend in the high spirited eight-year-old Tara, the tomboyish daughter of the family, who helps her recover from the wounds of her past. Tara introduces Mukta to a different world--ice cream and sweets, poems and stories, and a friendship the likes of which she has never experienced before. In 1993, Mukta is kidnapped from Tara's room. Eleven years later, Tara who blames herself for what happened, embarks on an emotional journey to search for the kidnapped Mukta only to uncover long buried secrets in her own family
Summary
Attempting to escape her fate as a lower caste temple prostitute, Mukta becomes the house girl for an upper-middle-class family in 1986 Mumbai where she befriends the daughter of the house, Tara, who is determined to locate her friend after her 1993 kidnapping
Theme
Tone
Character
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10559676
Cataloging source
TOH
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Trasi, Amita
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Bombay (India)
  • Friendship in children
  • Human trafficking
  • Family secrets
  • Mumbai (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
The color of our sky : a novel, Amita Trasi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059902702
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780062474070
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-adap20170418-054
System control number
(OCoLC)964708681
Label
The color of our sky : a novel, Amita Trasi
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059902702
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780062474070
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-adap20170418-054
System control number
(OCoLC)964708681

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