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Nectar in a Sieve

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ISBN-10: 0451531728

ISBN-13: 9780451531728

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kamala Markandaya, Indira Ganesan, Thrity Umrigar

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This beautiful and eloquent story tells of a simple peasant woman in a primitive village in India whose whole life is a gallant and persistent battle to care for those she loves-an unforgettable novel that "will wring your heart out" (Associated Press).
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 12/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Thrity Umrigar is an Indian-American writer, who was born in Mumbai. She received her Bachelors of Science from Bombay University. She immigrated to the United States when she was 21.She then went on to earn her M.A. From Ohio State and her Phd from Kent State University. She is a journalist and the author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us and The Weight of Heaven. She has written for the Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, among other newspapers, and regularly writes for The Boston Globe 's book pages. She is currently assistant professor of English at Case Western Reserve University where she teaches creative writing and literature. She was a winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University. She has a Ph.D. in English and lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Her title Space Between Us made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011.