The Resource Immigrant, Montana : [a novel], Amitava Kumar

Immigrant, Montana : [a novel], Amitava Kumar

Label
Immigrant, Montana : [a novel]
Title
Immigrant, Montana
Title remainder
[a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Amitava Kumar
Title variation
Immigrant, lover, Montana, Bihar, a novel, a meditation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel about a young new immigrant to the U.S. in search of love: across dividing lines between cultures, between sexes, and between the particular desires of one man and the women he comes to love. The young man is Kailash, from India. His new American friends call him Kalashnikov, AK-47, AK. He takes it all in his stride: he wants to fit in-- and more than that, to shine. In the narrative of his years at a university in New York, AK describes the joys and disappointments of his immigrant experience; the unfamiliar political and social textures of campus life; the indelible influence of a charismatic professor-- also an immigrant, his personal history as dramatic as AK's is decidedly not; the very different natures of the women he loved; and of himself in and out of love with each of them. Telling his own story, AK is both meditative and the embodiment of the enthusiasm of youth in all its idealism and chaotic desires
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kumar, Amitava
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • East Indians
  • Young men
Target audience
adult
Label
Immigrant, Montana : [a novel], Amitava Kumar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover reads as follows: Immigrant, lover [strikethrough], Montana, Bihar [strikethrough], a novel, a meditation [strikethrough]
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.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780735234963
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 434430
  • (HPL)295129
Label
Immigrant, Montana : [a novel], Amitava Kumar
Publication
Note
Cover reads as follows: Immigrant, lover [strikethrough], Montana, Bihar [strikethrough], a novel, a meditation [strikethrough]
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.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780735234963
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 434430
  • (HPL)295129

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