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The Resource Family matters, Rohinton Mistry

Family matters, Rohinton Mistry

Label
Family matters
Title
Family matters
Statement of responsibility
Rohinton Mistry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nariman Vakeel, the elderly patriarch of a small, discordant family in Bombay, finds himself at the mercy of his ungrateful stepchildren when an injury requires him to have constant care, but as he struggles to put his family life back together, he learns some important lessons about familial love
Summary
This story centres on a 79-year-old Parsi widower named Nariman who lives with his stepson and stepdaughter. Nariman's wife died many years before, leaving behind the two children from her first marriage and the daughter, Roxanna, they had together.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • Kiriyama Prize for Fiction, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069034
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Citation source
  • Booklist starred
  • Pub Weekly
  • Kirkus Starred
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Family matters, Rohinton Mistry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13965485
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780375403736
Lccn
02109566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)BEDE5D713929415686C7AC87974C51F0
  • (IMchF)fol08523640
Label
Family matters, Rohinton Mistry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13965485
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780375403736
Lccn
02109566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)BEDE5D713929415686C7AC87974C51F0
  • (IMchF)fol08523640

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