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White dancing elephants : stories / Chaya Bhuvaneswar.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC BHUVANESWAR (Text) 32826014129662 New Books Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley FICTION BHUVANESWAR CHAYA (Text) 30402004783140 NEW FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781945814617
  • Physical Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Fisrt U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2018.

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Formatted Contents Note:
White dancing elephants -- The story of the woman who fell in love with death -- Talinda -- A shaker chair -- Jagatishwaran -- The bang bang -- Orange popsicles -- Neela: Bhopal, 1984 -- Chronicle of a marriage, foretold -- Heitor -- Newberry -- Asha in Allston -- The life you save isn't your own -- The orphan handler -- In Allegheny -- The goddess of beauty goes bowling -- Adristakama.
Summary, etc.:
A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha's birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. Orphans in India get pulled into a strange "rescue" mission aimed at stripping their mysterious powers. A brief but intense affair between two women culminates in regret and betrayal. A boy seeks memories of his sister in the legend of a woman who weds death. In sixteen remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color--cunning, bold, and resolute--facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other.
Subject: India > Fiction.
India > 21st century > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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