The Resource The windfall, Diksha Basu

The windfall, Diksha Basu

Label
The windfall
Title
The windfall
Statement of responsibility
Diksha Basu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From actress Diksha Basu comes a sparkling comedy of manners about social climbing, social rivalry and social anxiety in the New IndiaAnil Kumar Jha has worked hard and is ready to live well. After thirty years in a modest flat, he and his family are moving to Gurgaon, one of Delhi's richest areas. But his wife, Bindu, is heartbroken about leaving their neighbours, and doesn't want to wear designer saris or understand interior decoration. Meanwhile their son, Rupak, is failing business school in the US - and secretly dating an American girl.Once installed in their mansion, the Jhas are soon drawn into a feverish game of one-upmanship with their new neighbours, the Chopras, as each couple seeks to outdo the other with increasingly lavish displays of wealth. As an imitation Sistene Chapel is pitted against a crystal-encrusted sofa, Bindu wonders where it will all end.A sharply observed tale of social aspiration and anxiety, The Windfall is a thoroughly modern comedy of manners about family, friendship and what it means to belong in a rapidly changing India
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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Basu, Diksha
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.4.B378
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Social status
  • Wealth
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
The windfall, Diksha Basu
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-n9dahg9
Instantiates
Publication
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
Cloudocn994007218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408888735
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
n9dahg9
Label
The windfall, Diksha Basu
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-n9dahg9
Publication
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
Cloudocn994007218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408888735
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
n9dahg9

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