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Keeping Corner

Book Description

Ba slipped the gold bangles from my wrists. The gold ones were plain so I didn't mind taking them off, but I loved wearing my milk-glass bangles and the lakkh bracelets.

"A widow can't wear bangles," she said. "They are signs of a woman's good fortune. When your husband dies it's over."

"What if my good fortune comes back?"

"It doesn't."

Pretty as a pe... More
Book Information
PublisherDisney Publishing Hyperion Books For Children
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages288
Publication Date10/30/2007
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About Kashmira Sheth (Author) : Kashmira Sheth is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Kashmira Sheth include Monsoon Afternoon, Keeping Corner, Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet.
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1/5/2010 Beth W tagged as: I recommend

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4/11/2008 Judy Bryan said: Beautiful imagery, lush and exotic setting, heart-wrenching situation.
tags: I recommend

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4/2/2008 Georgia Beaverson said:
This amazing writer is in my critique group, and I feel honored to read her work pre-publication. Keeping Corner is my favorite of her novels. Early 20th century India is brought vividly to life and the plight of the child-widow heroine is so moving...Your heart will ache. And amazingly, the book is... more

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