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The story of a brief marriage, Anuk Arudpragasam

Label
The story of a brief marriage
Title
The story of a brief marriage
Statement of responsibility
Anuk Arudpragasam
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Very seldom in a reading life does a novel alter your sense not only of literature but of the world. This extraordinary debut is of that class."--Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You. In the last months of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Dinesh's world has contracted to an evacuee camp, where he measures his days by shells that fall like clockwork. Alienated from language, home, and family, he is brought back to life by an unexpected proposal from an old man in the camp: that he marry his daughter, Ganga. In the hours they spend together, Dinesh and Ganga attempt to awaken to one another, to reclaim their humanity. Anuk Arudpragasam's The Story of a Brief Marriage is a feat of stunning imaginative empathy, a meditation on the bare elements of human existence that give life its pulse and purpose, even in the face of atrocity"--
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Arudpragasam, Anuk
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9440.9.A78
LC item number
S86 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married people
  • Sri Lanka
Label
The story of a brief marriage, Anuk Arudpragasam
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781250072405
Lccn
2016020830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn932576767
Label
The story of a brief marriage, Anuk Arudpragasam
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781250072405
Lccn
2016020830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn932576767

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