Assam

Assam

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Will Mendelsohn is a modern-day Charles Darwin whose first book has made him wealthy. In order to begin his magnum opus, a massive work on extinction, he sets off on a worldwide research trip. He makes a special visit to Assam, a state in northeast India, so he can spend time with his mother's friend Mim, a Holocaust survivor in frail health. But once he meets Mim's enigmatic neighbor, a married expatriate screenwriter named Grace Tagore, Will's brief stop turns into an extended stay. As he and Grace are drawn together by their haunted pasts into a transformative affair, Assam erupts in political turmoil, setting off an irrevocable chain of events that forever alters their lives.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 129.54 x 203.2 x 27.94mm | 340.19g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 052594415X
  • 9780525944157

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27 ratings
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4 26% (7)
3 33% (9)
2 15% (4)
1 7% (2)
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