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  • 10 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Vijay (Text) 36626104005798 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 0802128408
  • ISBN: 9780802128409
  • Physical Description: 432 pages ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First Edition/First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2019.

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Summary, etc.: "Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village in the troubled northern region of Kashmir. Certain that the loss of her mother is somehow connected to the decade-old disappearance of Bashir Ahmed, a charming Kashmiri salesman who frequented her childhood home, she is determined to confront him. But upon her arrival, Kalyani is brought face to face with Kashmir's politics, as well as the tangled history of the local family that takes her in. And when life in the village turns volatile and old hatreds threaten to erupt into violence, Kalyani finds herself forced to make a series of choices that could hold dangerous repercussions for the very people she has come to love. With rare acumen and evocative prose, in The Far Field Madhuri Vijay masterfully examines Indian politics, class prejudice, and sexuality through the lens of an outsider, offering a profound meditation on grief, guilt, and the limits of compassion"--
Subject: Young women Fiction
Mothers and daughters Fiction
Mothers Death Fiction
Villages Himalaya Mountains Region Fiction
Jammu and Kashmir (India) Fiction
Mothers and daughters
Mothers Death
Young women
India Jammu and Kashmir
India Jammu and Kashmir
Genre: Novels.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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