The inheritance of loss
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Published
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.
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Book
ISBN
0871139294
Physical Desc
324 pages ; 24 cm.
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Bedford - FictionFIC DesaiOn Shelf
Danforth Library - NEC Main CollectionPS 3554.E82 I54 2005On Shelf
Kelley Library - Fiction - Fiction Stacks 15-18FIC DESAI, K.On Shelf
Manchester City Library - Fiction - Main Floor - Fiction ShelvesFICTION DESAI, K.On Shelf
Nesmith Library - Fiction - Adult AreaF DESOn Shelf

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Published
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.
Language
English
ISBN
0871139294

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Desai takes us to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency challenges the old way of life. In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga lives an embittered old judge who wants to retire in peace when his orphaned granddaughter Sai arrives on his doorstep. The judge's chatty cook watches over her, but his thoughts are mostly with his son, Biju, hopscotching from one New York restaurant job to another, trying to stay a step ahead of the INS, forced to consider his country's place in the world. When a Nepalese insurgency in the mountains threatens Sai's new-sprung romance with her handsome Nepali tutor and causes their lives to descend into chaos, they, too, are forced to confront their colliding interests. The nation fights itself. The cook witnesses the hierarchy being overturned and discarded.
Awards
National Book Critics Circle Award (Fiction), 2006.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Desai, K. (2005). The inheritance of loss . Atlantic Monthly Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Desai, Kiran, 1971-. 2005. The Inheritance of Loss. Atlantic Monthly Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Desai, Kiran, 1971-. The Inheritance of Loss Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Desai, Kiran. The Inheritance of Loss Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005.

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