The grandmother"s tale and selected stories by Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Narayan

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .

Written in English

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  • India

Subjects:

  • India -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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StatementR.K. Narayan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.N3 G74 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1081058M
ISBN 100670852201
LC Control Number94004581

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In the title story, he is. This book tells about the story of the great grandmother (Bala) of one of the most beloved authors i.e. She was married to a man at an early age of 7 to a boy of 10 (which was the norm during those times: the girl gets sent to the groom's place only when she grows up & gets mature enough)/5.

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