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The god of small things, Arundhati Roy

Label
The god of small things
Title
The god of small things
Statement of responsibility
Arundhati Roy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of an Indian family during the 1969 Communist disturbances in Kerala province. It is told through the eyes of a boy and his sister who are the children of a rich rubber planter. Politics, family drama, illicit love. A debut in fiction
Summary
In 1969, in Kerala, India, Rahel and her twin brother, Estha, struggle to forge a childhood for themselves amid the destruction of their family life, as they discover that the entire world can be transformed in a single moment
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booker Prize, 1997.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1997.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997.
Awards note
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053318
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.3.R59
LC item number
G63 1998
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The god of small things, Arundhati Roy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1997 by Random House"--T.p. verso
Contents
Paradise pickles & preserves -- Pappachi's moth -- Big man the Laltrain, small man the Mombatti -- Abhilash talkies -- God's own country -- Cochin kangaroos -- Wisdom exercise notebooks -- Welcome home, our Sophie Mol -- Mrs. Pillai, Mrs. Eapen, Mrs. Rajagopalan -- River in the boat -- God of small things -- Kochu Thomban -- Pessismist and the optimist -- Work is a struggle -- Crossing -- Few hours later -- Cochin harbor terminus -- History house -- Saving Ammu -- Madras mail -- Cost of living
Control code
1101613
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Extent
xii, 321 p.
Isbn
9780060977498
Lccn
97032562
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37864514
  • (OCoLC)37864514
Label
The god of small things, Arundhati Roy
Publication
Note
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1997 by Random House"--T.p. verso
Contents
Paradise pickles & preserves -- Pappachi's moth -- Big man the Laltrain, small man the Mombatti -- Abhilash talkies -- God's own country -- Cochin kangaroos -- Wisdom exercise notebooks -- Welcome home, our Sophie Mol -- Mrs. Pillai, Mrs. Eapen, Mrs. Rajagopalan -- River in the boat -- God of small things -- Kochu Thomban -- Pessismist and the optimist -- Work is a struggle -- Crossing -- Few hours later -- Cochin harbor terminus -- History house -- Saving Ammu -- Madras mail -- Cost of living
Control code
1101613
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Extent
xii, 321 p.
Isbn
9780060977498
Lccn
97032562
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37864514
  • (OCoLC)37864514

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