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Author Ostlere, Cathy.

Title Karma : a novel in verse / Cathy Ostlere.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Razorbill, c2011.


Description 517 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Summary In 1984, following her mother's suicide, 15-year-old Maya and her Sikh father travel to New Delhi from Canada to place her mother's ashes in their final resting place. On the night of their arrival, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated, Maya and her father are separated when the city erupts in chaos, and Maya must rely on Sandeep, a boy she has just met, for survival.
Subject Gandhi, Indira, 1917-1984 -- Assassination -- Juvenile fiction.
Gandhi, Indira, 1917-1984 -- Assassination -- Fiction.
Children of interfaith marriage -- Juvenile fiction.
Children of suicide victims -- Juvenile fiction.
Canadians -- India -- Juvenile fiction.
Mute persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Children of interfaith marriage -- Fiction.
Children of suicide victims -- Fiction.
Canadians -- India -- Fiction.
Mute persons -- Fiction.
Novels in verse
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781595143389

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