Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland ( lowland )

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The Lowland ( lowland )

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Paperback. Pub Date :2013-09-10 Language: English Publisher: Knopf SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013.From Subhashs earliest memories. at every point. his brother was there In the suburban streets of Calcutta where they wandered before dusk and. in the hyacinth-strewn ponds where they played for hours on end. Udayan was always in his older brothers sight.So close in age. they were inseparable in childhood and yet. as the years pass as US tanks roll into Vietnam and riots sweep across India their brotherly bond can do nothing to forestall the tragedy that will upend their lives. Udayan charismatic and impulsive finds himself drawn to the Naxalite movement. a rebellion waged to eradicate inequity and poverty. He will give everything. risk all. for what he believes . and in doing so will transform the futures of those dearest to him: his newly married. pregnant wife. his...

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Jhumpa Lahiri
Editore: Random House Inc. (2013)
ISBN 10: 0385351461 ISBN 13: 9780385351461
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Descrizione libro Random House Inc., 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Brand New Book. National Book Award Finalist Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a tale of two brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn by revolution, and a love that lasts long past death.   Born just fifteen months apart, Subhash and Udayan Mitra are inseparable brothers, one often mistaken for the other in the Calcutta neighborhood where they grow up.  But they are also opposites, with gravely different futures ahead. It is the 1960s, and Udayan?charismatic and impulsive?finds himself drawn to the Naxalite movement, a rebellion waged to eradicate inequity and poverty; he will give everything, risk all, for what he believes. Subhash, the dutiful son, does not share his brother?s political passion; he leaves home to pursue a life of scientific research in a quiet, coastal corner of America. But when Subhash learns what happened to his brother in the lowland outside their family?s home, he goes back to India, hoping to pick up the pieces of a shattered family, and to heal the wounds Udayan left behind?including those seared in the heart of his brother?s wife. Masterly suspenseful, sweeping, piercingly intimate, The Lowland is a work of great beauty and complex emotion; an engrossing family saga and a story steeped in history that spans generations and geographies with seamless authenticity. It is Jhumpa Lahiri at the height of her considerable powers. From the Hardcover edition. Codice libro della libreria LVN9780385351461

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