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The lowland a novel

Lahiri, Jhumpa. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 067697936X
  • ISBN: 9780676979367
  • Physical Description: 339 p.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

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General Note: LSC 29.95
"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
This NFPL book club kit has 15 copies.
Summary, etc.: "     Growing up in Calcutta, born just 15 months apart, Subhash and Udayan Mitra are inseparable brothers, one often mistaken for the other. But they are also opposites, with gravely different futures ahead of them. It is the 1960s, and Udayan--charismatic and impulsive--finds himself drawn to the Naxalite movement, a rebellion waged to eradicate inequity and poverty: he will give everything, risk all, for what he believes. Subhash, the dutiful son, does not share his brother's political passion; he leaves home to pursue a life of scientific research in a quiet, coastal corner of America. But when Subhash learns what happened to his brother in the lowland outside their family's home, he comes back to India, hoping to pick up the pieces of a shattered family, and to heal the wounds Udayan left behind--including those seared in the heart of his brother's wife."--Amazon.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
LSC 29.95
Subject: India -- Fiction
Naxalite Movement -- Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
Brothers -- Fiction


0 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria FIC Lahir 38080006204026 Book Club Kits Available -
Victoria FIC Lahir 38080006204075 Book Club Kits Available -
Victoria FIC Lahir 38080006204125 Book Club Kits Available -
Victoria FIC Lahir 38080006204174 Book Club Kits Available -
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