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The Resource Midnight's children, Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai

Midnight's children, Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai

Label
Midnight's children
Title
Midnight's children
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: A classic novel, in which the man who calls himself the "bomb of Bombay" chronicles the story of a child and a nation that both came into existence in 1947-and examines a whole people's capacity for carrying inherited myths and inventing new ones
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rushdie, Salman
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.U757
LC item number
M5 1995
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
217
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Infants switched at birth
  • Islam
  • Hinduism
  • Children of the rich
  • Poor children
  • Paranormal fiction
  • India
  • Epic literature
Label
Midnight's children, Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii)
Contents
Book One: Perforated sheet -- Mercurochrome -- Hit-the-spittoon -- Under the carpet -- Public announcement -- Many-headed monsters -- Methwold -- Tick, tock -- Book Two: Fisherman's pointing finger -- Snakes and ladders -- Accident in a washing-chest -- All-India radio -- Love in Bombay -- My tenth birthday -- At the pioneer cafe -- Alpha and Omega -- Kolynos kid -- Commander Sabarmati's baton -- Revelations -- Movements performed by Pepperpots -- Drainage and the desert -- Jamila Singer -- How Saleem achieved purity -- Book Three: Buddha -- In the Sundarbans -- Sam and the tiger -- Shadow of the mosque -- Wedding -- Midnight -- Abracadabra
Control code
ocm33395438
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 589 p.
Isbn
9780679444626
Lccn
95234890
System control number
(OCoLC)33395438
Label
Midnight's children, Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii)
Contents
Book One: Perforated sheet -- Mercurochrome -- Hit-the-spittoon -- Under the carpet -- Public announcement -- Many-headed monsters -- Methwold -- Tick, tock -- Book Two: Fisherman's pointing finger -- Snakes and ladders -- Accident in a washing-chest -- All-India radio -- Love in Bombay -- My tenth birthday -- At the pioneer cafe -- Alpha and Omega -- Kolynos kid -- Commander Sabarmati's baton -- Revelations -- Movements performed by Pepperpots -- Drainage and the desert -- Jamila Singer -- How Saleem achieved purity -- Book Three: Buddha -- In the Sundarbans -- Sam and the tiger -- Shadow of the mosque -- Wedding -- Midnight -- Abracadabra
Control code
ocm33395438
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 589 p.
Isbn
9780679444626
Lccn
95234890
System control number
(OCoLC)33395438

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