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The henna artist : a novel / Alka Joshi.

Joshi, Alka, (author.).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP JOS (Text) 70743000175412 Large Print Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library LP F JOS (Text) 70621000227526 Adult - Large Print Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP JOS (Text) 78731000512301 New Fiction Available -
Tyson Library - Versailles LP JOS (Text) 31070500802414 Adult Large Print Checked out 07/17/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432883164
  • Physical Description: 535 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thorndike Press 2020.

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Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist—and confidante—to the wealthy women of the upper class. But trusted with the secrets of the wealthy, she can never reveal her own…Known for her original designs and sage advice, Lakshmi must tread carefully to avoid the jealous gossips who could ruin her reputation and her livelihood. As she pursues her dream of an independent life, she is startled one day when she is confronted by her husband, who has tracked her down these many years later with a high-spirited young girl in tow—a sister Lakshmi never knew she had. Suddenly the caution that she has carefully cultivated as protection is threatened. Still she perseveres, applying her talents and lifting up those that surround her as she does.. --amazon.
Subject: Henna (Dye) > Tattoo artists > Fiction.
Arranged marriage > Fiction.
Abused women > Fiction.
India > Fiction.
Young women > India > Jaipur > Fiction.
Large type books.
Mehndi (Body painting) > Fiction.
Jaipur (India) > Fiction.
India > History > 1947- > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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