The Resource The sleeping dictionary : a novel, Sujata Massey

The sleeping dictionary : a novel, Sujata Massey

Label
The sleeping dictionary : a novel
Title
The sleeping dictionary
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sujata Massey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1930, a great ocean wave blots out a Bengali village, leaving only one survivor, a young girl. As a maidservant in a British boarding school, Pom is renamed Sarah and discovers her gift for languages. Her private dreams almost die when she arrives in Kharagpur and is recruited into a secretive, decadent world. Eventually, she lands in Calcutta, renames herself Kamala, and create a new life rich in books and friends. Buth although success and even love seem within reach, she remains trapped by what she is - and is not. As India struggles to throw off imperial rule, Kamala uses her hard-won skills -- for secrecy, languages, and reading the unspoken gestures of those around her -- to fight for her country's freedom and her own happiness
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massey, Sujata
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Passive resistance
  • India
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
The sleeping dictionary : a novel, Sujata Massey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes readers guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9781476703169
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012042498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 79377
  • 5439677
Label
The sleeping dictionary : a novel, Sujata Massey
Publication
Note
Includes readers guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
496 pages
Isbn
9781476703169
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012042498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 79377
  • 5439677

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