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Easton Public Library FIC DESAI, KIRAN (Text to phone) 37777002791556 Adult Fiction Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton PBK FIC Des (Text to phone) 33160102464107 Adult Fiction Available -
 Note: Man Booker Prize 2006
Brookfield Library F/DESAI (Text to phone) 34029134266773 Adult Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck FIC DESAI, KIRAN (Text to phone) 34027119055583 Adult Fiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield READING GUIDE DESAI (Text to phone) 32518146828051 Adult Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding BACK STACKS (Text to phone) 33620107838621 Copy in Storage Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding Fic Des (Text to phone) 33620108247749 Adult Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Des (book club) Copy 4 (Text to phone) 33620107838613 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library DESAI [NOVELS] (Text to phone) 34013077134859 Adult Paperback Available -
Putnam Public Library DESAI (Text to phone) 33610131791524 Adult Fiction Available -
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Includes a reading group guide.
Summary, etc.:
An embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace lives in a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over Sai distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another.
Subject: Kānchenjunga (Nepal and India) > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Judges > Retirement > Fiction.
Tutors and tutoring > Fiction.
Ethnic relations > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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