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The Resource A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth

A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth

Label
A suitable boy : a novel
Title
A suitable boy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Vikram Seth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in 1950's India, Mrs. Rupa Mehra attempts to find a 'suitable' husband for her daughter. Potential suitors are appraised by members of the whole family for their merits and respectability. With Lata studying English at Brahmpur University, however, there lurks the possibility that she will fall in love with someone of her own choice whom her mother may not approve. Lata's story is recalled along with those of friends and relatives against the backdrop of India's first General Election
Summary
A Hindu family tries to find a suitable mate for the younger daughter, and everyone has a different person in mind
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 1994.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
054885
Cataloging source
DGW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seth, Vikram
Dewey number
828.9935
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
India
Target audience
adult
Label
A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/a-suitable-boy-by-vikram-seth/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
1474 pages
Isbn
9780060786526
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 64444232
  • (OCoLC)64444232
Label
A suitable boy : a novel, Vikram Seth
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/a-suitable-boy-by-vikram-seth/
Publication
Copyright
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
1474 pages
Isbn
9780060786526
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 64444232
  • (OCoLC)64444232

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