The Resource The far field : a novel, Madhuri Vijay

The far field : a novel, Madhuri Vijay

Label
The far field : a novel
Title
The far field
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Madhuri Vijay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village in the troubled northern region of Kashmir. Certain that the loss of her mother is somehow connected to the decade-old disappearance of Bashir Ahmed, a charming Kashmiri salesman who frequented her childhood home, she is determined to confront him. But upon her arrival, Kalyani is brought face to face with Kashmir's politics, as well as the tangled history of the local family that takes her in. And when life in the village turns volatile and old hatreds threaten to erupt into violence, Kalyani finds herself forced to make a series of choices that could hold dangerous repercussions for the very people she has come to love. With rare acumen and evocative prose, in The Far Field Madhuri Vijay masterfully examines Indian politics, class prejudice, and sexuality through the lens of an outsider, offering a profound meditation on grief, guilt, and the limits of compassion"--
Summary
After the death of her mother, Shalini, a privileged young woman from Bangalore, arrives in Kashmir to confront a man from her mother’s past but instead is brought face to face with the city’s violent politics forcing her to make a series of difficult choices
Storyline
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Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10754572
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vijay, Madhuri
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Mothers
  • Villages
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
The far field : a novel, Madhuri Vijay
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OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802146373
Lccn
2018032081
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
751E29D2-3F85-412C-AEC9-5138A4E1966B
System control number
(OCoLC)1043953189
Label
The far field : a novel, Madhuri Vijay
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802146373
Lccn
2018032081
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
751E29D2-3F85-412C-AEC9-5138A4E1966B
System control number
(OCoLC)1043953189

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