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The Resource Last man in tower, Aravind Adiga

Last man in tower, Aravind Adiga

Label
Last man in tower
Title
Last man in tower
Statement of responsibility
Aravind Adiga
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Real estate developer Dharmen Shah rose from nothing to create an empire, and hopes to seal his legacy with a building named the Shanghai, which promises to be one of Mumbai's most elite addresses. When Shah offers a generous buyout to the residents of a crumbling apartment building on whose site this luxury high-rise would be built, they can't believe their good fortune. All but one: a retired schoolteacher called Masterji, who refuses to abandon his home
Summary
Refusing to leave his home when a powerful real-estate developer offers to buy out the residents of a crumbling apartment complex near the infamous Dharavi slums, a retired schoolteacher becomes a target of violence by the developer and his own neighbors
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10000012
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adiga, Aravind
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartment dwellers
  • Apartment houses
  • Real estate developers
  • Social conflict
Target audience
adult
Label
Last man in tower, Aravind Adiga
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
659 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410443168
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011033852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)746489740
  • ocn746489740
  • OCoLC
Label
Last man in tower, Aravind Adiga
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
659 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410443168
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011033852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)746489740
  • ocn746489740
  • OCoLC

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