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The story of a brief marriage / Anuk Arudpragasam.

Arudpragasam, Anuk, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F ARUDPRAGASAM (Text) 78321000026093 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION ARUD (Text) 39391006772972 Fiction Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse FIC ARU (Text) 50577011054919 Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781250072405
  • ISBN: 1250072409
  • Physical Description: 193 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "Very seldom in a reading life does a novel alter your sense not only of literature but of the world. This extraordinary debut is of that class." --Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You In the last months of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Dinesh's world has contracted to an evacuee camp, where he measures his days by shells that fall like clockwork. Alienated from language, home, and family, he is brought back to life by an unexpected proposal from an old man in the camp: that he marry his daughter, Ganga. In the hours they spend together, Dinesh and Ganga attempt to awaken to one another, to reclaim their humanity. Anuk Arudpragasam's The Story of a Brief Marriage is a feat of stunning imaginative empathy, a meditation on the bare elements of human existence that give life its pulse and purpose, even in the face of atrocity"-- |c Provided by publisher.
Subject: Married people > Fiction.
Sri Lanka > History > Civil War, 1983-2009 > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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