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The Rice Mother

Rani Manicka

ISBN 10: 0670031925 / ISBN 13: 9780670031924
Published by Viking Adult June 2003, 2003
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Author signature pasted on the first fly page. Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. A remarkable family story with the matriach having been born in Ceylon and married off at 14, survining WWII and the Japanese occupation, wresting her family from poverty--a great grand-daughter pieces together her family history and is the fruition of a family legacy. Bookseller Inventory # 6516

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Title: The Rice Mother

Publisher: Viking Adult June 2003

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Her idyllic early childhood in Ceylon lost forever when she is traded in marriage to a stranger in Malaysia, Lakshmi finds herself struggling to raise a family and survive the Second World War despite her husband's immaturity. A first novel. 40,000 first printing.

About the Author:

Rani Manicka, an economics graduate, was born and educated in Malaysia. Infused with her own South Asian family history, The Rice Mother is her first novel.

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