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Author Desai, Anita, 1937-

Title The artist of disappearance : three novellas / Anita Desai.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    DESAI,ANI    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 156 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Museum of final journeys -- Translator translated -- Artist of disappearance.
Summary "In The Museum of Final Journeys, a bored and officious junior civil servant imagines he's about to discover a museum filled with priceless treasures; in Translation, a middle-aged woman has the chance to translate an unknown writer and in the process, impress the woman she most admires; in The Artist of Disappearance, a documentary film crew, looking to expose the ecological havoc of illegal mining and logging, stumbles upon an artistic creation of unspeakable beauty, hidden from the world by its creator, a local recluse"--From publisher description.
Subject India -- Fiction.
India -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
ISBN 9780547577456 (hardback)
0547577451 (hardback)

 
    
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