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The Journey/Inheritance/As Sweet As Honey, Ganesan, Indira
1 Ganesan, Indira The Journey/Inheritance/As Sweet As Honey
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf Inc 1990 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This collection of the three books have all been SIGNED by Indira Ganesan on the title page! Sold as a set (postage, at cost, will be advised). Born in India, she was educated in the US and now lives in Provincetown and Boston. "The Journey," her debut, takes place on the author's invented island of Pi - floating in the Bay of Bengal. "Inheritance," her 2nd novel features another mythical island setting - and follows the development of Sonil, a young girl who has come to live at her grandmother's house. In "As Sweet As Honey," her latest, Indira Ganesan, a writer often likened to Arundhati Roy and Chitra Divakaruni, gives us an enchanting story of family life that is a dance of love and grief and rebirth set on a gorgeous island in the Indian Ocean. An opportunity for a great gift at a savings from the original prices. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Blue Bedspread, Jha, Raj Kamal
2 Jha, Raj Kamal The Blue Bedspread
London Picador India 1999 0330373854 / 9780330373852 First Indian Edition (First Printing] Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a first edition/first printing of the Picador India Edition that has been SIGNED by Raj Kamal Jha on the title page! (He has also crossed-out his printed name). In prose that is breathtaking and precise, Raj Kamal Jha discovers love and hope behind the hidden violence and twisted eroticism of an old city. "The Blue Bedspread" is a profoundly moving story of people who, through their imagination, find the escape they so deperately seek. It is a first novel of extraordinary power and rare humanity. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Interpreter of Maladies, Lahiri, Jhumpa
3 Lahiri, Jhumpa Interpreter of Maladies
New York, New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1999 0618101365 / 9780618101368 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This beautiful copy of "Interpreter of Maladies" has been SIGNED by Jhumpa Lahiri on the title page! The "true" first edition was the Mariner trade paperback but the hardcover edition is a highly sought after item as well. The nine stories in this stunning debut collection unerringly chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. Imbued with the sensual details of Indian culture, these stories speak with passion and wisdom to everyone who has ever felt like a foreigner. "Interpreter of Maladies" was named as Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Hemingway Award among many other awards. More recently, Jhumpa Lahiri was the recipient of a 2014 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barrack Obama. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Unaccustomed Earth, Lahiri, Jhumpa
4 Lahiri, Jhumpa Unaccustomed Earth
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 2008 0307265730 / 9780307265739 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Unaccustomed Earth" has been SIGNED 2X on the Publisher's tipped-in pages! From the internationally best-selling , Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a superbly crafted new work of fiction: eight stories- longer and more emotionally complex than any she has yet written - that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand as they enter the lives of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. This collection is rich with Jhumpa Lahiri's signature gifts: exquisite prose, emotional wisdom, and subtle renderings of the most intricate workings of the heart and mind. It is a masterfulm dazzling work of a writer at the peak of her powers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Such a Long Journey, Mistry, Rohinton
5 Mistry, Rohinton Such a Long Journey
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf Inc 1991 0679402586 / 9780679402589 First American Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the First American Edition has been SIGNED by Rohinton Mistry on the title page! Called the most important Indian novel since "Midnight's Children", Rohinton Mistry's first novel is a rich, slyly funny, piercing tale that captures the quiet desperation of an ordinary man embroiled in a major political scandal. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Swimming Lessons, and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag, Mistry, Rohinton
6 Mistry, Rohinton Swimming Lessons, and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395498627 / 9780395498620 First American Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Rohinton Mistry on the title page. The author's debut collection. In these eleven intersecting stories, Rohinton Mistry opens our eyes and our hearts to the rich, complex patterns of life inside this Bombay apartment building. Compassionate and funny in turns, this work illuminates the very meaning of change through this pungent and exuberantly textured mosaic of lives. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Tales from Firozsha Baag, Mistry, Rohinton
7 Mistry, Rohinton Tales from Firozsha Baag
London/Boston Faber & Faber 1992 0571167039 / 9780571167036 First UK Paperback Edition/First Printi Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Rohinton Mistry on the title page. This is the UK paperback original of the author's first work originally published in Canada. The author's debut collection. In these eleven intersecting stories, Rohinton Mistry opens our eyes and our hearts to the rich, complex patterns of life inside this Bombay apartment building. Compassionate and funny in turns, this work illuminates the very meaning of change through this pungent and exuberantly textured mosaic of lives. There is a previous owner's inscription to a third party at the top of the title page 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Tivolem, Rangel-Ribeiro, Victor
8 Rangel-Ribeiro, Victor Tivolem
Minneapolis, MN Milkweed Editions 1998 1571310193 / 9781571310194 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Inscribed By Author
This copy of "Tivolem" has a warm inscription from the author and has been beautifully SIGNED by Victor Rangel-Ribeiro on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name.) Winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize. Goa, on the western coast of India, is an isolated area settled by Portuguese fishermen. It is the blending of old-world Christian culture with traditional Indian society that makes life in Tivolem, a village in Goa, so unique. Filled with tantalizing, lush detail and gentle humor, "Tivolem" is a captivating novel that transports readers to a unique and very memorable place and time. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Jesus is Indian and Other South African Stories, Sam, Agnes
9 Sam, Agnes Jesus is Indian and Other South African Stories
London, UK The Women's Press 1989 0704350459 / 9780704350458 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
These subtle and beautiful stories deal with women exiled from their homeland and children brought up in foreign cultures. Set among the Indians of South Africa, they evoke the pain of separation and also the vitality that is needed to survive it. The author's first published volume. Jacket illustration: Sunita Singh. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fifty-Fifty: A Novel in Many Voices, Sethi, Robbie Clipper
10 Sethi, Robbie Clipper Fifty-Fifty: A Novel in Many Voices
Summit, NJ Silicon Press 2003 0929306244 / 9780929306247 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Robbie Clipper Sethi on the title page! "Fifty-Fifty" tells the story of a family and their culture in their own individual voices. Chapters may be read as a continuous narrative or as individual stories a global photo album of this family's progress from loss to gain. Kirkus Reviews called it "One of the best multicultural sagas to come along in a long while." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family, Sethi, Robbie Clipper
11 Sethi, Robbie Clipper The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family
Bridgehampton Bridge Works 1996 1882593146 / 9781882593149 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Robbie Clipper Sethi on the title page! Review slip laid-in. The author's first book. A collection of short stories about an extended Indian family in the United States - cousins from New Delhi who mary European-Americans, and parents who come to live with them in suburban New Jer sey and California. The stories are interconnected, providing the cumulative satisfactions of a novel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family, Sethi, Robbie Clipper
12 Sethi, Robbie Clipper The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family
Bridgehampton Bridge Works 1996 1882593146 / 9781882593149 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Advance Reading Copy Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Advance Proof has been SIGNED by Robbie Clipper Sethi on the title page! The author's first book. A collection of short stories about an extended Indian family in the United States - cousins from New Delhi who mary European-Americans, and parents who come to live with them in suburban New Jer sey and California. The stories are interconnected, providing the cumulative satisfactions of a novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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An Obedient Father, Sharma, Akhil
13 Sharma, Akhil An Obedient Father
New York, NY FSG 2000 0374105014 / 9780374105013 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Akhil Sharma on the title page! Winner of the Hemingway/PEN Award. Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His debut work - he had been selected by The Voice Literary Supplement for its Year 2000 Writers on the Verge Award. Bapsi Sidhwa dustjacket praise stating that "An original voice imbues this dark tale with delicious irony. Akhil Sharma's writing has astonishing range and power." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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An Obedient Father, Sharma, Akhil
14 Sharma, Akhil An Obedient Father
NY FSG 2000 0374105014 / 9780374105013 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Signed by Author
This copy of the Uncorrected Proof has been SIGNED by Akhil Sharma on the title page! Winner of the Hemingway/PEN Award. His debut work - he had been selected by The Voice Literary Supplement for its Year 2000 Writers on the Verge Award. Bapsi Sidhwa dustjacket praise stating that "An original voice imbues this dark tale with delicious irony.Akhil Sharma's writing has astonishing range and power." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Family Life, Sharma, Akhil
15 Sharma, Akhil Family Life
New York, NY W W Norton & Co Inc 2014 0393060055 / 9780393060058 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Family Life" has been SIGNED by Akhil Sharma on the title page! The US edition is the "true" first edition, preceeding the UK edition. Winner of the 2015 Folio Prize and Winner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times Book Review and New York Magazine. In this, his highly anticipated second novel, "Family Life", he delivers a story of astonishing intensity and emotional precision. Ann Packer has said "He writes of the Indian immigrant experience with great empathy and a complete lack of sentimentality." A fiction, but based on the author's own experience - heart-wrenching and darkly funny, "Family Life" is a universal story of a boy torn between duty and his own survival. Sharma's first novel was "An Obedient Father" for which he won the 2001 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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