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A fine balance / [electronic resource] : a novel by Rohinton Mistry.

Authors: Mistry, Rohinton, 1952-
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [1996], c1995.
Publication date: [1996], c1995.
Subject: Apartment houses -- India -- Fiction.
City and town life -- India -- Fiction.
India -- History -- 1947- -- Fiction.
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Title: A fine balance / [electronic resource] : a novel by Rohinton Mistry.
Physical description: 1 online resource (575 p.)
Contents note: City by the Sea -- For Dreams to Grow -- In a Village by a River -- Small Obstacles -- Mountains -- Day at the Circus, Night in the Slum -- On the Move -- Beautification -- What Law There Is -- Sailing Under One Flag -- The Bright Future Clouded -- Trace of Destiny -- Wedding, Worms, and Sanyas -- Return of Solitude -- Family Planning -- The Circle is Completed.
Notes: This e-book purchase was made possible by gifts to the The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation from Friends of the Library and The Library Fund, a fund of the Indianapolis Foundation.
Summary note: A portrait of India featuring four characters. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Added author: OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN: 9780307523631 (electronic bk.)
0307523632 (electronic bk.)
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Bib No.: 1368460

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