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Fasting, Feasting

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3 out of 5
Based on 33 Ratings and 33 Reviews

Book Description
Anita Desai has long proved herself one of the most accomplished and admired chroniclers of middle-class India. Her 1999 novel, Fasting, Feasting, is the tale of plain and lumpish Uma and the cherished, late-born Arun, daughter and son of strict and conventional parents. So united are her parents in Uma's mind that she conflates their names. "MamaPapa themselves rarely spoke of a time when they we... More
Book Information
PublisherMariner Books
BindingPaperback (19 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages240
Publication Date01/03/2000
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About Anita Desai (Author) : Anita Desai is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Anita Desai include Fasting, Feasting, Journey to Ithaca, The Home and the World (Penguin Twentieth Century Clas... more
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