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The Resource A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

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A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of <I>Such a Long Journey.</I>
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1996.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 1996.
  • Giller Prize, 1995.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1996.
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Cataloging source
TXN
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Literary form
fiction
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Oprah's Book Club
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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Publication
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"Oprah's Book Club"--Jkt
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1333018
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9780375414817
Lccn
01333018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a106819
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Oprah's Book Club"--Jkt
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1333018
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9780375414817
Lccn
01333018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a106819

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