The Space Between Us

Author: Thrity Umrigar
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061752606
Size: 64.56 MB
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The Space Between Us from the Author: Thrity Umrigar. “This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.” —Washington Post Book World “Bracingly honest.” —New York Times Book Review The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar’scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver’s ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.

The Secret Garden

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 1632090759
Size: 46.36 MB
Format: PDF
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The Secret Garden from the Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett. Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is the story of a spoiled young orphan girl who travels from India across the ocean to England to live in the mansion of a distant relative. As the young girl acclimates to her new life, she discovers a new world full of mystery, adventure, and kindness.

Towards A Comparative Political Economy Of Unfree Labour

Author: Dr Tom Brass
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317827368
Size: 40.25 MB
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Towards A Comparative Political Economy Of Unfree Labour from the Author: Dr Tom Brass. Many works about agragarian change in the Third World assumes that unfree relations are to be eliminated in the course of capitalist development. This text argues that the incidence of bonded labour is greater than supposed, and that in certain situations rural employers prefer an unfree workforce.

The Kite Runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140882485X
Size: 27.63 MB
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The Kite Runner from the Author: Khaled Hosseini. Over 21 million copies sold worldwide

Two Anglo Indian Cookery Books

Author: Henrietta A. Hervey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110805563X
Size: 74.30 MB
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Two Anglo Indian Cookery Books from the Author: Henrietta A. Hervey. A one-volume reissue of two Anglo-Indian culinary texts, published in 1831 and 1895, written for the wives of returning expatriates.