The Resource Heat and dust, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (ebook)

Heat and dust, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (ebook)

Label
Heat and dust
Title
Heat and dust
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize ̉Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position as the wife of an important English civil servant. Longing for passion and independence, Olivia is drawn into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in gang raids and criminal plots. She is intrigued by the Nawab's charm and aggressive courtship, and soon begins to spend most of her days in his company. But then she becomes pregnant, and unsure of the child's paternity, she is faced with a wrenching dilemma. Her reaction to the crisis humiliates her husband and outrages the British community, breeding a scandal that lives in collective memory long after her death
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1927-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Perennial library
Series volume
P431
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  • India
  • British
  • India
  • Married women
Target audience
adult
Label
Heat and dust, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619028227
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12257315
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257315
System control number
MWT12257315
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Heat and dust, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619028227
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12257315
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257315
System control number
MWT12257315
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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