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The Space Between Us

eBook
"This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay." —Washington Post Book World

"Bracingly honest." —New York Times Book Review

The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar'scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston's Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver's ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.

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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 13, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780061752605
  • Release date: October 13, 2009

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780061752605
  • File size: 1427 KB
  • Release date: October 13, 2009


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Kindle Book
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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

"This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay." —Washington Post Book World

"Bracingly honest." —New York Times Book Review

The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar'scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston's Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver's ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.

Expand title description text