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Calcutta - a book by Chaudhuri, Amit


Two Years in the City

Calcutta( )
Author: Chaudhuri, Amit
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

The award-winning author Amit Chaudhuri has been widely praised for the beauty and subtle power of his writing and for the ways in which he makes "place" as complex a character as his men and women. Now he brings these gifts to a spellbinding amalgam of memoir, reportage, and history in this intimate, luminous portrait of Calcutta. Chaudhuri guides us through the city where he was born, the home he loved as a child, the setting of his acclaimed novels--a place he now...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Travel / Asia / India & South Asia
Travel / Special Interest / Literary
Literary Criticism / Asian / Indic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.9 x 8.7 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.047 Pounds
Author Biography
Chaudhuri, Amit (Author)
Amit Chaudhuri, author of three previous novels, has won several awards for his writing. A contributor to the "London Review of Books," the "Times Literary Supplement," & "The New Yorker," he lives with his wife & daughter in Calcutta.


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