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The Resource Family life, Akhil Sharma

Family life, Akhil Sharma

Label
Family life
Title
Family life
Statement of responsibility
Akhil Sharma
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ajay, eight years old, spends his afternoons playing cricket in the streets of Delhi with his brother Birju, four years older. They are about to leave for a shiny new life in America. Ajay anticipates, breathlessly, a world of jet-packs and chewing-gum
Summary
The Mishras move from India to New York City in the 1980s in order to give their two sons better educational opportunities. When tragedy strikes, the family tries to recover the optimism and hope that propelled them to America. Beautiful, clear-eyed and compelling, this book packs a powerful punch. -- Anbolyn Potter for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2016.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282129
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Family life, Akhil Sharma
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780571224531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780571224531
Label
Family life, Akhil Sharma
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780571224531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780571224531

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