The Middleman and Other Stories

Bharati Mukherjee's work illuminates a new world of people in migration that has transformed the meaning of "America." Now in a Grove paperback edition, The Middleman and Other Stories is a dazzling display of the vision of this important modern writer. An aristocratic Filipina negotiates a new life for herself with an Atlanta investment banker. A Vietnam vet returns to Florida, a place now more foreign than the Asia of his war experience. And...

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Tiger's Daughter

"Mukherjee is a very fine fiction writer, funny, intelligent, versatile and, on occasion, unexpectedly profound."THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDBorn in Calcutta, schooled in the states, beautfiul, luminous Tara leaves her American husband behind and journeys back to India. But the place she finds on her return--seething with strikes, riots, and unrest--is vastly different from the place she remembers. In this taut, ironic tale of...

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The Holder of the World

"An amazing literary feat and a masterpiece of storytelling. Once again, Bharati Mukherjee proveshe is one of our foremost writers, with the literary muscles to weave both the future and the past into a tale that is singularly intelligent and provocative."--AMY TANThis is the remarkable story of Hannah Easton, a unique woman born in the American colonies in 1670, "a person undreamed of in Puritan society." Inquisitive, vital and...

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