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Suitable Boy

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ISBN-10: 0060925000

ISBN-13: 9780060925000

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Vikram Seth

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Description:

Vikram Seth's novel is, at its core, a love story: the tale of Lata's--and her mother, Mrs. Rupa Mehra's--attempts to find a suitable boy for Lata, through love or through exacting maternal appraisal. Set in the early 1950s in an India newly independent and struggling through a time of crisis, A Suitable Boy takes us into the richly imagined world of four large extended families and spins a compulsively readable tale of their lives and loves. A sweeping panoramic portrait of a complex, multiethnic society in flux, A Suitable Boy remains the story of ordinary people caught up in a web of love and ambition, humor and sadness, prejudice and reconciliation, the most delicate social etiquette…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/13/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1488
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English