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The Resource Unaccustomed Earth

Unaccustomed Earth

Label
Unaccustomed Earth
Title
Unaccustomed Earth
Statement of responsibility
by Jhumpa Lahiri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.From the Trade Paperback edition
Summary
Exploring the secrets and complexities lying at the heart of family life and relationships, a collection of eight stories includes the title work, about a young mother in a new city whose father tends her garden while hiding a secret love affair
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2009.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
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231982
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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1090
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
Unaccustomed Earth
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6e3b0eca-ddc6-4cfc-bc5b-034cfc4f5916
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307268686
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Unaccustomed Earth
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6e3b0eca-ddc6-4cfc-bc5b-034cfc4f5916
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307268686
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      5111 Jessamine, Bellaire, TX, 77401, US
      29.701745 -95.469561
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