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
At the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered old judge who wants nothing more than to retire in peace. With the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, and his cook's son hopscotching from one New York restaurant to another, trying to stay ahead of the US immigration services, this is far from easy
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
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138578
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Desai, Kiran
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandparent and child
  • Judges
  • Tutors and tutoring
  • Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India)
Target audience
adult
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=466607
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn869826464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780141925738
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13988D61-0CD5-4F12-8608-6B69B9018980
System control number
(OCoLC)869826464
Label
The inheritance of loss, Kiran Desai
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=466607
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn869826464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780141925738
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13988D61-0CD5-4F12-8608-6B69B9018980
System control number
(OCoLC)869826464

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