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Unaccustomed Earth (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Unaccustomed Earth (Vintage Contemporaries)

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These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.

Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of four works of fiction: Interpreter of MaladiesThe NamesakeUnaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland; and a work of nonfiction, In Other Words. She has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize; the PEN/Hemingway Award; the PEN/Malamud Award; the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award; the Premio Gregor von Rezzori; the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature; a 2014 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barack Obama; and the Premio Internazionale Viareggio-Versilia, for In altre parole.

ISBN: 9780307278258

ISBN-10: 9780307278258

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 04/07/2009 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/07/2009 - 12:00am

Pages: 352

Language: English

Categories

Fiction / Short Stories (single author)

Fiction / Cultural Heritage

Fiction / Family Life