The Resource She will build him a city, Raj Kamal Jha

She will build him a city, Raj Kamal Jha

Label
She will build him a city
Title
She will build him a city
Statement of responsibility
Raj Kamal Jha
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As night falls in Delhi, a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Now grown up, her child is a puzzle with a million pieces, whom she hopes, through her words and her love, to somehow make whole again. Meanwhile, a young man rides the last train from Rajiv Chowk Station and dreams of murder. In another corner of the city, a newborn wrapped in a blood-red towel lies on the steps of an orphanage as his mother walks away. There are twenty million bodies in this city, but the stories of this woman, man, and child are only three. But their stories--of a secret love that blossoms in the shadows of grief, of a corrosive guilt that taints the soul, and of a boy who maps his own destiny--weave in and out of the lives of those around them to form a dazzling kaleidoscope of a novel. Beautiful, beguiling, and audacious, this is the story of a city and its people, of love and horror, of belonging and forgiveness: a powerful and unforgettable tale of modern India"--Jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jha, Raj Kamal
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mother and child
  • Murder
  • Forgiveness
  • Delhi (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
She will build him a city, Raj Kamal Jha
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 U.S. edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781620409046
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 156606
  • 5508666
Label
She will build him a city, Raj Kamal Jha
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 U.S. edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781620409046
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 156606
  • 5508666

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