While a widowed mother agonizes over her daughter's future, the newly independent India of the early 1950s struggles through a time of great crisis when its varied cultures clash. 100,000 first printing.
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Vikram Seth was born in 1952. He trained as an economist and has lived for several years each in England, California, China and India. He is the author of A Suitable Boy, which was an international number one bestseller, An Equal Music and several other novels. He has also written five volumes of poetry including Beastly Tales.About the Author:
Vikram Seth who has translated poets, is the author of two bestselling novels, A Suitable Boy--a veritable tour de force in fiction--and a novel in verse, The Golden Gate.He spent several years living in China and published a travel book, From Heaven Lake:Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060170123
Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060170123
Book Description Book Condition: New. Gift Quality Book in Excellent Condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36SEXU000059
Book Description Harpercollins, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. SIGNED/INSCRIBED - First Edition stated, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, with correct first printing code of 0593P on front inside flap. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible SIGNED copy. GIFT QUALITY. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001400
Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060170123
Book Description HarperCollins/ Harper & Row, New York, 1993. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. RARE Signed 2 Volume [both signed on Title Page] Advance Reading Copy from an Uncorrected Typewritten Manuscript. New copy. Never read. Trade paperback format. No printing or edition information. Usually ARC's are 1st Editions/ 1st printings. Volume 1 front cover has a crease top right hand corner. 1st 100 pages show the same crease. Crease keeps fading as the pages get higher. Top left hand corner of front cover is torn 3/4 down the spine. Bottom of the page edges has a smudge that may have come from the printer. Volume 2 has a mark across the bottom page edges. Back cover has a crease on the top and bottom next to the binding. The 2 volume set will probably have extra shipping charges. This 2 volume set ARC is very rare. I have never seen another set listed. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000976