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The way things were, Aatish Taseer

Label
The way things were
Title
The way things were
Statement of responsibility
Aatish Taseer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An absorbing family saga set amid the commotion of the last forty years of Indian history, The Way Things Were opens with the death of Toby, the Maharaja of Kalasuryaketu, a Sanskritist who has not set foot in India for two decades. Moving back and forth across three sections, between today's Delhi and the 1970s, '80s, and '90s in turn, the novel tells the story of a family held at the mercy of the times. A masterful interrogation of the relationships between past and present and among individual lives, events, and culture, Aatish Taseer's The Way Things Were takes its title from the Sanskrit word for history, itihasa, whose literal translation is "the way things indeed were." Told in prose that is at once intimate and panoramic, and threaded through with Sanskrit as central metaphor and chorus, this is a hugely ambitious and important book, alive to all the commotion of the last forty years but never losing its brilliant grasp on the current moment"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1980-
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Taseer, Aatish
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • India
  • India
  • India
Target audience
general
Label
The way things were, Aatish Taseer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
565 pages
Isbn
9780865478244
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899073410
  • 2749131
  • (OCoLC)899073410
  • (OCoLC)899073410
Label
The way things were, Aatish Taseer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
565 pages
Isbn
9780865478244
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899073410
  • 2749131
  • (OCoLC)899073410
  • (OCoLC)899073410

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