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Arresting God in Kathmandu

Upadhyay, Samrat

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ISBN 10: 0618043713 / ISBN 13: 9780618043712
Edité par Houghton Mifflin (Mariner), 2001
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Soft Cover
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First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of THE GURU OF LOVE, a story collection which explores the nature of desire and spirituality in a changing Nepali society. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Signed by Upadhyay on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71013

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Titre : Arresting God in Kathmandu

Éditeur : Houghton Mifflin (Mariner)

Date d'édition : 2001

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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From the first Nepali author writing in English to be published in the West, Arresting God in Kathmandu brilliantly explores the nature of desire and spirituality in a changing society. With the assurance and unsentimental wisdom of a long-established writer, Upadhyay records the echoes of modernization throughout love and family. Here are husbands and wives bound together by arranged marriages but sometimes driven elsewhere by an intense desire for connection and transcendence. In a city where gods are omnipresent, where privacy is elusive and family defines identity, these men and women find themselves at the mercy of their desires but at the will of their society. Psychologically rich and astonishingly acute, Arresting God in Kathmandu introduces a potent new voice in contemporary fiction.

A propos de l'auteur:

SAMRAT UPADHYAY is the author of Arresting God in Kathmandu, which earned him a Whiting Award, and The Guru of Love, which was a New York Times Notable Book, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year, a finalist for the Kiriyama Prize, and a Book Sense 76 pick. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana, and teaches creative writing and literature at Indiana University.

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