The Resource All the lives we never lived : A Novel., Anuradha Roy

All the lives we never lived : A Novel., Anuradha Roy

Label
All the lives we never lived : A Novel.
Title
All the lives we never lived
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Anuradha Roy
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[Roy's] mastery of detail ties an intimate domestic drama to national history, offering a portrait of one family's troubles with desire and loss that speaks to the more universal struggles for personal and political freedom." —TimeFrom the Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Sleeping on Jupiter, The Folded Earth, and An Atlas of Impossible Longing, a poignant and sweeping novel set in India during World War II and the present-day about a son's quest to uncover the truth about his mother. In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman. The man was in fact German, but in small‐town India in those days, all white foreigners were largely thought of as British. So begins the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, a rebellious, alluring artist who abandons parenthood and marriage to follow her primal desire for freedom. Though freedom may be stirring in the air of India, across the world the Nazis have risen to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, a German artist from Gayatri's past seeks her out. His arrival ignites passions she has long been forced to suppress. What follows is her life as pieced together by her son, a journey that takes him through India and Dutch‐held Bali. Excavating the roots of the world in which he was abandoned, he comes to understand his long‐lost mother, and the connections between strife at home and a war‐torn universe overtaken by patriotism. With her signature "precise and poetic" (The Independent) writing, Anuradha Roy's All the Lives We Never Lived is a spellbinding and emotionally powerful saga about family, identity, and love
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Roy, Anuradha
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Literary form
fiction
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Label
All the lives we never lived : A Novel., Anuradha Roy
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003962118
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781982100537
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
80123ACE-B899-47F9-88F7-42712D27AA15
Label
All the lives we never lived : A Novel., Anuradha Roy
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003962118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781982100537
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
80123ACE-B899-47F9-88F7-42712D27AA15

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