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In The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri tells the story of two brothers who share everything as children but begin to pull apart as they grow older. Their childhood is set against a 1960s poverty rebellion known as the Naxalite movement in Calcutta, India. However, the focus here is not politics but rather family, love, duty, truth, honor, and happiness. Quiet, heart-wrenching, and beautiful, The Lowland asks the impossible-to-answer question, What will you do for what you believe? Lahiri's storytelling is masterful and her prose is gorgeous.
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About the Author

JHUMPA LAHIRI is the author of three previous works of fiction: Interpreter of Maladies,The Namesake, and most recently, Unaccustomed Earth. A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, a PEN/Hemingway Award, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2012.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804121118
Author:
Lahiri, Jhumpa
Publisher:
Random House Large Print Publishing
Author:
Lahiri, Jhumpa
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
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Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.1 x 1.1 in 1.1375 lb

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In The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri tells the story of two brothers who share everything as children but begin to pull apart as they grow older. Their childhood is set against a 1960s poverty rebellion known as the Naxalite movement in Calcutta, India. However, the focus here is not politics but rather family, love, duty, truth, honor, and happiness. Quiet, heart-wrenching, and beautiful, The Lowland asks the impossible-to-answer question, What will you do for what you believe? Lahiri's storytelling is masterful and her prose is gorgeous.

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