The Resource The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai

Label
The inheritance of loss
Title
The inheritance of loss
Statement of responsibility
Kiran Desai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai
  • Kiran Desai's tragicomic novel The Inheritance of Loss spans two continents and three generations. The story cuts between New York and India, contrasting the menial jobs and meager conditions of immigrant life in the city with the political unrest engulfing an isolated Himalayan hill town
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booker Prize, 2006.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
Awards note
Booker Prize winner, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138578
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Desai, Kiran
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E82
LC item number
I54 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India)
  • Grandparent and child
  • Judges
  • Tutors and tutoring
  • Ethnic relations
  • Teenage girls
  • Grandfathers
  • Older men
  • Orphans
  • Psychological fiction
  • Domestic fiction
  • Orphans
  • Domestic fiction
  • Ethnic relations
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Judges
  • Older men
  • Orphans
  • Psychological fiction
  • Teenage girls
  • Tutors and tutoring
  • Asia
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61228799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780871139290
Lccn
2005052416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780871139290
System control number
(OCoLC)61228799
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61228799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780871139290
Lccn
2005052416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780871139290
System control number
(OCoLC)61228799

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