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Whereabouts / by Jhumpa Lahiri (written in Italian and translated by the author).

Lahiri, Jhumpa, (author,, translator.).

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  • 14 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City. (Show)

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2 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION LAHIRI 2021 (Text) 0001002446613 Fiction New In transit -
Carrollton Public Library FIC LAH (Text) 30183000056157 Adult Fiction Available -
Carthage Public Library FIC Lahiri, Jhumpa (Text) 34MO2001809361 Adult Fiction Available -
Caruthersville Public Library F LAH (Text) 38417100535899 Fiction On holds shelf -
Cass County Library-Archie F LAH 2021 (Text) 0002205570613 Adult Fiction Checked out 06/18/2021
Cass County Library-Garden City F LAH 2021 (Text) 0002205570621 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson County Library-Arnold F LAHIRI Jhumpa (Text) 30061000282497 Best Seller Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest F LAHIRI Jhumpa (Text) 30051000314044 Fiction Checked out 07/09/2021
Jefferson County Library-Windsor F LAHIRI Jhumpa (Text) 30065000195146 New Books Available -
Keller Public Library-Dexter A Fic Lah (Text) 3376400008763 New Release Checked out 06/30/2021
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"A marvelous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies--her first in nearly a decade. Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: in this novel, Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to the limit. The woman at the center wavers between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties. The city she calls home, an engaging backdrop to her days, acts as a confidant: the sidewalks around her house, parks, bridges, piazzas, streets, stores, coffee bars. We follow her to the pool she frequents and to the train station that sometimes leads her to her mother, mired in a desperate solitude after her father's untimely death. In addition to colleagues at work, where she never quite feels at ease, she has girl friends, guy friends, and "him," a shadow who both consoles and unsettles her. But in the arc of a year, as one season gives way to the next, transformation awaits. One day at the sea, both overwhelmed and replenished by the sun's vital heat, her perspective will change. This is Jhumpa Lahiri's first novel she wrote in Italian and translated into English. It brims with the impulse to cross barriers. By grafting herself onto a new literary language, Lahiri has pushed herself to a new level of artistic achievement"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Italian.
Subject: Fathers > Death > Fiction.
Transformation > Fiction.
Perspective > Fiction.
Cities and towns > Fiction.
Italy > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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