9780006551799

Interpreter of Maladies

Lahiri, Jhumpa

ISBN 10: 0006551793 / 0-00-655179-3
ISBN 13: 9780006551799

Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
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< b>A New York Times Bestseller< br>Winner of the Pulitzer Prize< br>Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award< br>Notable Book of the Year: The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, and Publishers Weekly< /b>< P>The nine stories in this stunning debut collection unerringly chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. Imbued with the sensual details of Indian culture, these stories speak with passion an wisdom to everyone who has ever felt like a foreigner. Like the interpreter of the title story, Lahiri translates between the strict traditions of her ancestors and a baffling new world.

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Book Description: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 130 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Pulitzer-winning, scintillating studies in yearning and exile from a Bengali Bostonian woman of immense promise. A couple exchange unprecedented confessions during nightly blackouts in their Boston apartment as they struggle to cope with a heartbreaking loss; a student arrives in new lodgings in a mystifying new land and, while he awaits the arrival of his arranged-marriage wife from Bengal, he finds his first bearings with the aid of the curious evening rituals that his centenarian landlady orchestrates; a schoolboy looks on while his childminder finds that the smallest dislocation can unbalance her new American life all too easily and send her spiralling into nostalgia for her homeland.Jhumpa Lahiri s prose is beautifully measured, subtle and sober, and she is a writer who leaves a lot unsaid, but this work is rich in observational detail, evocative of the yearnings of the exile (mostly Indians in Boston here), and full of emotional pull and reverberation. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780006551799

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