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The museum of failures : a novel

Umrigar, Thrity N. (author.).

Summary: "Remy Wadia left India for the United States long ago, carrying his resentment of his mother with him. He has now returned to Bombay to adopt a baby--and to see his elderly mother for the first time in several years. Discovering that she is in the hospital, has stopped talking, and seems to have given up on life, he is struck with guilt for not realizing just how sick she has become. His unexpected appearance and assiduous attention revives her and enables her to return to her home. But when Remy finds an old photograph from his adoring late father, shocking long-held family secrets surface"--

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  • ISBN: 9781643753553
  • ISBN: 164375355X
  • ISBN: 9781643755441
  • Physical Description: print
    358 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2023.
Subject: Homecoming Fiction
Mothers and sons Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Mumbai (India) Fiction
Adoption Fiction
Mothers Fiction
Retour au foyer Romans, nouvelles, etc
Mères et fils Romans, nouvelles, etc
Secrets de famille Romans, nouvelles, etc
Adoption Romans, nouvelles, etc
Mères Romans, nouvelles, etc
FICTION / Cultural Heritage
Genre: Novels
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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