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A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry

Label
A fine balance
Title
A fine balance
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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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 Such a Long Journey
Cataloging source
JBW
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1952-
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Mistry, Rohinton
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M494
LC item number
F56 1997
Literary form
fiction
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  • Apartment houses
  • City and town life
  • Historical fiction
  • Domestic fiction
  • India
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
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Publication
Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What Law There Is
  • Sailing Under One Flag
  • The Bright Future Clouded
  • Trace of Destiny
  • Wedding, Worms, and Sanyas
  • Return of Solitude
  • Family Planning
  • The Circle is Completed
  • City by the Sea
  • For Dreams to Grow
  • tIn a Village by a River
  • Small Obstacles
  • Mountains
  • Day at the Circus, Night in the Slum
  • On the Move
  • Beautification
Control code
48543372
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9781400030651
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)48543372
Label
A fine balance, a novel by Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Note
"First published in the United States in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1996."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What Law There Is
  • Sailing Under One Flag
  • The Bright Future Clouded
  • Trace of Destiny
  • Wedding, Worms, and Sanyas
  • Return of Solitude
  • Family Planning
  • The Circle is Completed
  • City by the Sea
  • For Dreams to Grow
  • tIn a Village by a River
  • Small Obstacles
  • Mountains
  • Day at the Circus, Night in the Slum
  • On the Move
  • Beautification
Control code
48543372
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
603 pages
Isbn
9781400030651
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95049317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)48543372

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