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The inheritance of loss / Kiran Desai.

Desai, Kiran, 1971- (author.).

Summary

Summary:

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 job to another.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780802142818
  • ISBN: 0802142818
  • ISBN: 9780802165053
  • ISBN: 0802165052
  • Physical Description: 357 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2006]
  • Distributor: [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes a reading group guide.
Awards Note:
Man Booker Prize, 2006
Subject: Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Judges > Retirement > Fiction.
Tutors and tutoring > Fiction.
Ethnic relations > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Grandparent and child.
Judges > Retirement.
Tutors and tutoring.
Ethnic relations.
Teenage girls.
Grandfathers.
Older men.
Orphans.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India)
Ethnic relations.
Grandfathers.
Grandparent and child.
Judges > Retirement.
Older men.
Orphans.
Teenage girls.
Tutors and tutoring.
Asia > Kānchenjunga.
Einwanderer
Familie
Fremdheit
Kalimpang
Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) > Fiction.
Grandparent-grandchild relationship > Fiction.
Judges > Fiction.
Tutors and tutoring > Fiction.
Ethnic relations > Fiction.
Girls > Fiction.
Teenagers > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Elderly men > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Belletristische Darstellung.

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