Unaccustomed Earth

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - Bengali (South Asian people) - 333 pages
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Beginning in America, and spilling back over memories and generations in India, it explores the heart of family life, and the immigrant experience. Eight luminous stories - longer and richer than any she has yet written - take us from America to Europe, India and Thailand as they follow new lives forged in the wake of loss.

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User Review  - sarahmarie - Overstock.com

I love reading Lahiris writing because it is so real and so full of emotion. You can feel the stories in your heart if that makes sense She picks everyday topics of family love death friendship and writes about them in such a beautiful way. Read full review

A true story teller

User Review  - ManishV - Borders

Fans of Jhumpa Lahiri will not be disappointed by this latest collection of short stores. She has a gift for creating lush stores with great characters. The last thread was particularly engaging and kept my attention to the end. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London, England on July 11, 1967. She received a B.A. in English literature from Barnard College in 1989, and a M.A. in English, a M.A. in Creative Writing, a M.A. in Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts, and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Studies from Boston University. Lahiri taught creative writing at Boston University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her debut work, Interpreter of Maladies, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2000. She has also won the PEN/Hemmingway Award, an O. Henry Award, The New Yorker's best debut of the year award, and an Addison Metcalf award. Her other works include The Namesake, which was made into a movie in 2007, Unaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland, which won 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.

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