The Resource A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

Label
A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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>
Storyline
Tone
Character
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005230
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mistry, Rohinton
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartment houses
  • City and town life
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9780375414817
Isbn Type
(hd.bk.)
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
  • ocm33819149
  • OCoLC
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9780375414817
Isbn Type
(hd.bk.)
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
  • ocm33819149
  • OCoLC

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