The Resource The windfall : a novel, Diksha Basu

The windfall : a novel, Diksha Basu

Label
The windfall : a novel
Title
The windfall
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Diksha Basu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For the past thirty years, Mr. and Mrs. Jha's lives have been defined by cramped spaces, cut corners, gossipy neighbors, and the small dramas of stolen yoga pants and stale marriages. They thought they'd settled comfortably into their golden years, pleased with their son's acceptance into an American business school. But then Mr. Jha comes into an enormous and unexpected sum of money, and moves his wife from their housing complex in East Delhi to the super-rich side of town, where he becomes eager to fit in as a man of status: skinny ties, hired guards, shoe-polishing machines, and all. The move sets off a chain of events that rock their neighbors, their marriage, and their son, who is struggling to keep a lid on his romantic dilemmas and slipping grades, and brings unintended consequences, ultimately forcing the Jha family to reckon with what really matters" -- provided by publisher
Summary
Moving to a wealthy community after the lucrative sale of their website, Mr. And Mrs. Jha, formerly of East Delhi, struggle with cultural changes while their son, studying in America, pursues romance and wonders how his parents' new status will affect his life choices
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565189
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Basu, Diksha
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Wealth
  • Social status
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
The windfall : a novel, Diksha Basu
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Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages).
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781408888735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
52FBE8BB-B096-465C-A4D0-3207F37D4582
System control number
(OCoLC)990185225
Label
The windfall : a novel, Diksha Basu
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages).
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781408888735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
52FBE8BB-B096-465C-A4D0-3207F37D4582
System control number
(OCoLC)990185225

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