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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FPB DES INH (Text) 34207001242339 Adult Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City F DES (Text) 76893000239753 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC DESAI (Text) 33118000138141 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC DES INH (Text) 34304000464418 Adult - Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC DES (Text) 39230030852352 Adult Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC DES (Text) 33187002887335 Fiction (adult) Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC DES (Text) 32826011251246 Adult Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Desai, Kiran (Text) 78294000242858 Adult Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library DES (Text) 70743000103305 Adult Fiction Available -
Linton PL - Linton F DES (Text) 30149000472752 Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0871139294
  • ISBN: 9780871139290
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2006]

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Summary, etc.:
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. Kiran Desai's tragicomic novel The Inheritance of Loss spans two continents and three generations. The story cuts between New York and India, contrasting the menial jobs and meager conditions of immigrant life in the city with the political unrest engulfing an isolated Himalayan hill town.
Awards Note:
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2006.
Subject: Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Judges > Retirement > Fiction.
Tutors and tutoring > Fiction.
Ethnic relations > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Middle-aged men > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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