The Namesake

The Namesake


By (author) Jhumpa Lahiri

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  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Format: Paperback | 291 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 206mm x 28mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0618485228
  • ISBN 13: 9780618485222
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 44,851

Product description

This quietly beautiful family portrait deftly expands on Lahiri's signature themes of love, solitude, and cultural disorientation (Harper's Bazaar), the very themes that made her collection of stories an international bestseller.

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"Dazzling...An intimate, closely observed family portrait." "The New York Times ""Splendid." "Time" Magazine "Hugely appealing." "People" Magazine "What sets Lahiri apart is simple yet richly detailed writing that makes the heart ache as she meticulously unfolds the lives of her characters." "USA Today " A Best Book of the Year: New York Times, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Newsday, San Jose Mercury News. New York Magazine Book of the Year "An exquisitely detailed family saga...More than fulfills the promise of Lahiri's Pulitzer-winning collection." "Entertainment Weekly"