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Author Lahiri, Jhumpa, Author

Title Interpreter of maladies : stories / Jhumpa Lahiri
Published New York. : : Houghton Mifflin, 1999
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1999]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  810.54 L1832 A23/I  AVAILABLE
 MELB  810.54 L1832 A/23I  AVAILABLE
Description 198 pages ; 21 cm
Contents A temporary matter -- When Mr. Pirzada came to dine -- Interpreter of maladies -- A real durwan -- Sexy -- Mrs. Sen's -- This blessed house -- The treatment of Bibi Haldar -- The third and final continent
Summary Stories about Indians in India and America. The story, A Temporary Matter, is on mixed marriage, Mrs. Sen's is on the adaptation of an immigrant to the U.S., and in the title story an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors
Notes "A Mariner original."
PEN/Hemingway Award, 2000
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 2000
Subject East Indian Americans -- Fiction.
East Indian Americans -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Short stories.
Asian Americans.
Genre/Form Short stories.
LC no. 98050895
ISBN 0002259001