The Resource The hero's walk : a novel, Anita Rau Badami

The hero's walk : a novel, Anita Rau Badami

Label
The hero's walk : a novel
Title
The hero's walk
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anita Rau Badami
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a small, dusty Indian town near the Bay of Bengal, a middle-aged man lives in his crumbling ancestral home, uncomfortably aware of the encroaching modern world. Sripathi Rao's life hasn't turned out the way he thought it would: his job as a copywriter is unrewarding; his old widowed mother nags him; his unmarried forty-one-year-old sister is on the verge of sexual combustion; his only son resists gainful employment; and his silently resentful wife blames him for the estrangement of their daughter, who lives in Canada." "Then tragedy strikes: Sripathi's daughter and her husband have been killed in a car accident. Their seven-year-old child, Nandana, is about to become Sripathi's reluctant ward. Yet Nandana has never met her grandfather, has never been to India, and hasn't spoken a word since the tragedy. When Sripathi brings Nandana to India, life suddenly changes for everyone in the family, and the worn threads of Sripathi's world begin to unravel. Small, silent Nandana may be the one person who can bring harmony into the house and hope back into her grandfather's life."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Badami, Anita Rau
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.3.B17
LC item number
H47 2001eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandfathers
  • Canadians
  • Orphans
  • Girls
  • FICTION / General
  • India
Label
The hero's walk : a novel, Anita Rau Badami
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=88EEDF1E-E2FD-4C37-A4AE-63E81F6E686E
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn876592808
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307363954
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
88EEDF1E-E2FD-4C37-A4AE-63E81F6E686E
System control number
(OCoLC)876592808
Label
The hero's walk : a novel, Anita Rau Badami
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=88EEDF1E-E2FD-4C37-A4AE-63E81F6E686E
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn876592808
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307363954
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
88EEDF1E-E2FD-4C37-A4AE-63E81F6E686E
System control number
(OCoLC)876592808

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