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ISBN13: 9780312270933
ISBN10: 0312270933
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Winner of the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger

In his brilliant third novel, first published in 1983, Salman Rushdie gives us a lively and colorful mixture of history, art, language, politics, and religion. Set in a country "not quite Pakistan," the story centers around the family of two menone a celebrated warrior, the other a debauched playboyengaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their country.

About the Author

Salman Rushdie is the author of seven novels: Grimus, Midnight's Children, Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, and one work of short stories titled East, West. He has also published four works of nonfiction: The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, The Wizard of Oz, and Mirrorwork (co-edited with Elizabeth West).

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ISBN:
9780312270933
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Rushdie, Salman
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Shame
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Pakistan
Subject:
Black humor
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 234
Publication Date:
20001201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.29x5.77x.84 in. .64 lbs.

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