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The Resource Tomb of sand, Geetanjali Shree ; translated by Daisy Rockwell

Tomb of sand, Geetanjali Shree ; translated by Daisy Rockwell

Label
Tomb of sand
Title
Tomb of sand
Statement of responsibility
Geetanjali Shree ; translated by Daisy Rockwell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • hin
  • eng
Summary
An eighty-year-old woman slips into a deep depression at the death of her husband, then resurfaces to gain a new lease on life and travels back to Pakistan with her daughter, simultaneously confronting the unresolved trauma of her teenage experiences of Partition, and re-evaluating what it means to be a mother, a daughter, a woman, a feminist
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Man Booker International Prize, 2022.
Awards note
English Pen Award winner 2019.
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11070513
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1957-
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Gītāñjali Śrī
Dewey number
891.43372
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Hindi
Literary form
fiction
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1957-
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  • Rockwell, Daisy
  • Shree, Geetanjali
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True
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  • Depressions
  • Widows
  • Feminists
  • Pakistan
Target audience
adult
Label
Tomb of sand, Geetanjali Shree ; translated by Daisy Rockwell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Hindi
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000069846412
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
725 pages
Isbn
9781911284611
Lccn
jb2021067450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1267992280
Label
Tomb of sand, Geetanjali Shree ; translated by Daisy Rockwell
Publication
Note
Translated from the Hindi
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000069846412
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
725 pages
Isbn
9781911284611
Lccn
jb2021067450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1267992280

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