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The Journey/Inheritance/As Sweet As Honey

By: Ganesan, Indira

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7379

Condition: Fine


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 gi... View more info

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The Blue Bedspread

By: Jha, Raj Kamal

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Picador India: 1999

Edition: First Indian Edition (First Printing]

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6848

ISBN: 0330373854

Condition: Fine


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 nove... View more info

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Unaccustomed Earth

By: Lahiri, Jhumpa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7663

ISBN: 0307265730

Condition: Near Fine


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 collect... View more info

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Interpreter of Maladies

By: Lahiri, Jhumpa

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7870

ISBN: 0618101365

Condition: Fine


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 spea... View more info

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Swimming Lessons, and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag

By: Mistry, Rohinton

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5980

ISBN: 0395498627

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Such a Long Journey

By: Mistry, Rohinton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6648

ISBN: 0679402586

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Tivolem

By: Rangel-Ribeiro, Victor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Milkweed Editions: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 7639

ISBN: 1571310193

Condition: Fine


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... View more info

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Jesus is Indian and Other South African Stories

By: Sam, Agnes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, UK, The Women's Press: 1989

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8549

ISBN: 0704350459

Condition: Fine


These subtle and beautiful stories in "Jesus Is Indian and Other South African 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. View more info

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The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family

By: Sethi, Robbie Clipper

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bridgehampton, Bridge Works: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4142

ISBN: 1882593146

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Fifty-Fifty: A Novel in Many Voices

By: Sethi, Robbie Clipper

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Summit, NJ, Silicon Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4143

ISBN: 0929306244

Condition: Fine


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." View more info

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The Bride Wore Red: tales of a cross-cultural Family

By: Sethi, Robbie Clipper

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bridgehampton, Bridge Works: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5034

ISBN: 1882593146

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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An Obedient Father

By: Sharma, Akhil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6388

ISBN: 0374105014

Condition: Fine


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." View more info

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An Obedient Father

By: Sharma, Akhil

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, FSG: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7012

ISBN: 0374105014

Condition: Fine


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." View more info

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Family Life

By: Sharma, Akhil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8205

ISBN: 0393060055

Condition: Fine


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 e... View more info