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The Holder of the World

Mukherjee, Bharati

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ISBN 10: 0701135018 / ISBN 13: 9780701135010
Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Holder of the World

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Brand new condition first edition, first printing hardcover book in also mint condition jacket. We have added a mylar cover to make it even nicer. ISBN is 0701135018, which is INCORRECTLY assigned to paperback byother sellers here.

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&quot;An amazing literary feat and a masterpiece of storytelling. Once again, Bharati Mukherjee prove<br />she is one of our foremost writers, with the literary muscles to weave both the future and the past into a tale that is singularly intelligent and provocative.&quot;<br />--AMY TAN<br />This is the remarkable story of Hannah Easton, a unique woman born in the American colonies in 1670, &quot;a person undreamed of in Puritan society.&quot; Inquisitive, vital and awake to her own possibilities, Hannah travels to Mughal, India, with her husband, and English trader. There, she sets her own course, &quot;translating&quot; herself into the Salem Bibi, the white lover of a Hindu raja.<br />It is also the story of Beigh Masters, born in New England in the mid-twentieth century, an &quot;asset hunter&quot; who stumbles on the scattered record of her distant relative's life while tracking a legendary diamond. As Beigh pieces together details of Hannah's journeys, she finds herself drawn into the most intimate and spellbinding fabric of that remote life, confirming her belief that with &quot;sufficient passion and intelligence, we can decontrsuct the barriers of time and geography....&quot;

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