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    “Powerful. . . . Twisty, brimming with dark humor and keen moral insight, The Weight of Heaven packs a wallop on both a literary and emotional level. . . . Umrigar . . . is a descriptive master.” —Christian Science Monitor

    From Thrity Umrigar, bestselling author of The Space Between Us, comesThe Weight of Heaven. In the rich tradition of the acclaimed works of Indian writers such as Rohinton Mistry, Akhil Sharma, Indra Sinha, and Jhumpa Lahiri,The Weight of Heaven is an emotionally charged story about unexpected death, unhealed wounds, and the price one father will pay to protect himself from pain and loss. Additionally, it offers unique perspectives, both Indian and American, on the fragmented nature of globalized India.

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    ISBN 9780061472558
    Genre FICTION / Family Life
    Format Paperback
    Pages 365
    Publisher Date 2010-02-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Perennial
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.64 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Novel
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Umrigar, Thrity
    Country of Origin United States

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