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A Place Within

Rediscovering India

A Place Within( )
Author: Vassanji, M. G.
ISBN:978-0-385-66179-9
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Imprint:Anchor Canada
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

A Globe and Mail Best Book It would take many lifetimes, it was said to me during my first visit, to see all of India. The desperation must have shown on my face to absorb and digest all I possibly could. This was not something I had articulated or resolved; and yet I recall an anxiety as I travelled the length and breadth of the country, senses raw to every new experience, that even in the distraction of a blink I might miss something profoundly...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Travel / Asia / India & South Asia
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / Canadian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.45 x 8.2 x 1.05 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Vassanji, M. G. (Author)
M.G. Vassanji was born in Kenya and raised in Tanzania. Before coming to Canada in 1978, he attended M.I.T., and later was writer in residence at the University of Iowa. Vassanji is the author of four acclaimed novels: The Gunny Sack (1989), which won a regional Commonwealth Prize; No New Land (1991); The Book of Secrets (1994), which won the very first Giller Prize; and Amriika (1999). He was awarded the Harbourfront Festival Prize in 1994 in recognition of his achievement in and contribution to the world of letters, and was in the same year chosen as one of twelve Canadians on Maclean’s Honour Roll.



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