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Flower Boy

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ISBN-10: 037570681X

ISBN-13: 9780375706813

Edition: N/A

Authors: Karen Roberts

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An accomplished debut, The Flower Boy is the tragically romantic story of people from two cultures, one ruling the other, and the human passions that defy and nearly overcome social taboos. In the colonial society of 1930s Ceylon, the separation between servant and master is clearly drawn. Young Chandi, however, knows that the baby born to his mother’s mistress will be his friend. And, indeed, their friendship blossoms in the lush gardens of the tea plantation on which they live. Many, English and Ceylonese, are troubled by the friendship, but the English planter is charmed by the children’s bond, and ultimately by Chandi’s mother, Premawathi. But the world encroaches on their Eden.…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/4/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English