The Resource Family life : a novel, Akhil Sharma

Family life : a novel, Akhil Sharma

Label
Family life : a novel
Title
Family life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Akhil Sharma
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1978 Delhi, Ajay and Birju Mishra and their mother wait patiently for their plane tickets to arrive from their father in the United States. Once they join him in America, they find everything they dreamed of and more, until tragedy strikes and one brother is left brain-damaged while the other brother is virtually orphaned
Summary
Finally joining their father in America, Ajay and Birju enjoy their new, extraordinary life until tragedy strikes, leaving one brother incapacitated and the other practically orphaned in this strange land
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2016.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282129
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharma, Akhil
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Families
  • Delhi (India)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Family life : a novel, Akhil Sharma
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780393060058
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013041222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
106649876
Label
Family life : a novel, Akhil Sharma
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780393060058
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013041222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
106649876

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