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The inheritance of loss / Kiran Desai.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780802142818 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0802142818 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 357 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; c2006.

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General Note: Includes a reading group guide.
Summary, etc.: An embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace lives in a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas , when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over Sai distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another.
Subject: Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Judges > Retirement > Fiction.
Tutors and tutoring > Fiction.
Ethnic relations > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Belletristische Darstellung.
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