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Publisher Description

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of cultures and generations.

Lahiri writes with deft cultural insight reminiscent of Anita Desai and a nuanced depth that recalls Mavis Gallant. This, her Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of short stories, features characters navigating between the Indian traditions they’ve inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of cultures and generations.

In “A Temporary Matter,” published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In the title story, an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and hears an astonishing confession.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
MN
Matilda Novak
LENGTH
06:13
hr min
RELEASED
2005
January 13
PUBLISHER
HighBridge Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
200.7
MB

Customer Reviews

Picklenut1 ,

Nice, but...

There seems to be a several minute silence during the first track. I can't understand how this happened. Also, I'm not entirely sure how much I missed as a result of this.

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