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Evening Is the Whole Day

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ISBN-10: 0547237898

ISBN-13: 9780547237893

Edition: 2009

Authors: Preeta Samarasan

List price: $19.99
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When the Rajasekharan family's rubber-plantation servant girl is dismissed for unnamed crimes, it is only the latest in a series of precipitous losses that have shaken six-year-old Aasha's life. In the space of several weeks her grandmother passed away under mysterious circumstances, and Uma, her older sister, left for Columbia University, forever. Aasha is left stranded in a family, and a country, slowly going to pieces. Circling through years of family history to arrive at the moment of Uma's departure, Evening is the Whole Day illuminates in heartbreaking detail one Indian immigrant family's layers of secrets and lies, while exposing the complex underbelly of Malaysia itself. Sweeping in…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Preeta Samarasan was born and raised in Malaysia, but moved to the United States in high-school. She received her M.F.A. from the University of Michigan, where an early version of this novel received the Hopwood Novel Award; she also recently won the Asian American Writer s Workshop/Hyphen Magazine short-story award. She currently lives in central France with her husband and dog.