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Author Choudhury, Kushanava, author.

Title The epic city : the world on the streets of Calcutta / Kushanava Choudhury.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    954.147 CHO    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    954.147 CHO    Available
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1 copy being processed for PAS Hastings Branch On Order.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxvii, 238 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "First published in Great Britain 2017"--Title page verso.
Contents Midlife crisis -- Umbrella Park -- Flat hunt -- Nimtala -- Flyover -- College Street -- Victoria -- The epic city -- Crossing the canal -- After the factory -- Chitpur nights -- Sealdah -- Russian dolls -- This little corner -- The fortress of triumph.
Summary The author describes how, after moving to New Jersey at the age of twelve, he returned to Calcutta to work for an English language newspaper, where he encountered a chaotic, living city unchanged by time.
Subject Choudhury, Kushanava -- Homes and haunts -- India -- Kolkata.
Journalists -- India -- Kolkata -- Biography.
Kolkata (India) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Kolkata (India) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Kolkata (India) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781635571561 (hardcover) $28.00
1635571561 (hardcover) $28.00
163557157X (epub)
9781635571578 (epub)
Standard No. 40027852410

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