The Resource The parcel, Anosh Irani

The parcel, Anosh Irani

Label
The parcel
Title
The parcel
Statement of responsibility
Anosh Irani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Parcel's astonishing heart, soul and unforgettable voice is Madhu -- born a boy, but a eunuch by choice -- who has spent most of her life in a close-knit clan of transgender sex workers in Kamathipura, the notorious red-light district of Bombay. Madhu identifies herself as a "hijra" -- a person belonging to the third sex, neither here nor there, man nor woman. Now, at 40, she has moved away from prostitution, her trade since her teens, and is forced to beg to support the charismatic head of the hijra clan, Gurumai. One day Madhu receives a call from Padma Madam, the most feared brothel owner in the district: a "parcel" has arrived -- a young girl from the provinces, betrayed and trafficked by her aunt -- and Madhu must prepare it for its fate. Despite Madhu's reluctance, she is forced to take the job by Gurumai. As Madhu's emotions spiral out of control, her past comes back to haunt her, threatening to unravel a lifetime's work and identity."--
Cataloging source
ANL
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1974-
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Irani, Anosh
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate development
  • Red-light districts
  • Human trafficking
  • Transgender people
  • Women
  • Women
  • Bombay (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
The parcel, Anosh Irani
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000059898960
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 284 pages
Isbn
9781925322262
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)986801977
Label
The parcel, Anosh Irani
Publication
Copyright
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
000059898960
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 284 pages
Isbn
9781925322262
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)986801977

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