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A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

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A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey
Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of <I>Such a Long Journey.</I>
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1996.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 1996.
  • Giller Prize, 1995.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005230
Cataloging source
JBW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
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Mistry, Rohinton
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M494
LC item number
F56 1997
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartment houses
  • City and town life
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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Copyright
Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20422774
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
603 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Ewing Kauffman Book fund.
Isbn
9781400030651
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48543372
  • (OCoLC)48543372
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20422774
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
603 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Ewing Kauffman Book fund.
Isbn
9781400030651
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48543372
  • (OCoLC)48543372

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