The Space Between Us

The Space Between Us

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“This is a story intimately and compassionately toldagainst the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.” —Washington Post Book World
 
“Bracingly honest.” —New York Times Book Review
 
The author of Bombay Time,If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is at adept andcompelling in The Space Between Us—vividlycapturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictivelyreadable novel of honor, tradition, class, gender, and family. A portrayal oftwo woman discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against theconfines of a rigid caste system, Umrigar’scaptivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of ZoraNeale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were WatchingGod, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows inBrooklyn, and Barbara Kingsolver’s ThePoisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 33mm | 544.32g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060791551
  • 9780060791551

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35,105 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 30% (10,373)
4 45% (15,644)
3 21% (7,464)
2 4% (1,300)
1 1% (324)
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