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Interpreter of Maladies: Stories
By Janet Silver (editor) and Jhumpa Lahiri
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date June 1, 1999
Pages 198
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395927205
ISBN-10 039592720X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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Summary
A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as 'A Temporary Matter,' in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. Original. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
 With a new Introduction from the author for the twentieth anniversary

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection unerring charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. In stories that travel from India to America and back again, Lahiri speaks with universal eloquence to everyone who has ever felt like a foreigner.
 


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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (April 1, 2004)
9780786264346 | details & prices | 298 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.06 lbs | List price $29.95
About: A New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award Notable Book of the Year: The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, and Publishers Weekly The nine stories in this stunning debut collection unerringly chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations.
Paperback
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With Janet Silver (other contributor) | from Mariner Books (June 1, 1999)
9780395927205 | details & prices | 198 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.95
About: A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as 'A Temporary Matter,' in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613257206 | details & prices | 5.65 × 8.35 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $26.90
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