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The middleman and other stories

Bharati Mukherjee

The middleman and other stories

by Bharati Mukherjee

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Published by Viking in [Markham, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • East Indian Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Immigrants -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBharati Mukherjee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.M77 M5x 1988b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2249231M
      ISBN 100670818933
      LC Control Number89125002

      Like the stories in her previous collection, Darkness (), the eleven stories in Bharati Mukherjee’s The Middleman and Other Stories explore, from a postcolonial perspective, the contemporary. The Middleman and Other Stories was a commercial and critical success, garnering the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Eleanor Wachtel noted in Maclean's (29 August ): "In The Middleman, Mukherjee has plunged herself into the throes of American society. In return, she offers acute insights into the clashes that mark a nonwhite.

      Two of my most prominent reading passions are Asian books and, in particular, those set in India or concerned with the Indian sub- culture (e.g. any of Rohinton Mistry's books, The Namesake, Death of Vishnu, Red Carpet, etc) and collections of short stories. But what makes this collection so special is /5. An Independent Literary Publisher Since Search Close. Books.

      The Middleman is a comic book series written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach with art by Les McClaine and published by Viper series was initially intended to be a television pilot that went on to be published as comic, before being picked up as a TV series for the season by ABC Family, but cancelled the same : Several mini series. Description: An early collection of acclaimed short stories by the award-winning author of The Middleman and Other Stories (which won the National Book Critics Award for Fiction). Mukherjee brilliantly illuminates the complex and shifting lives of America's new immigrants in these 12 stories.


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“A Wife ’s Story”. The Middleman and Other Stories () is a collection of short stories by Bharati Mukherjee. Stories from this volume are frequently anthologized, particularly Orbiting, A Wife's Story, and The Middleman.

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The middleman and other stories. [Bharati Mukherjee] -- Told by fictional immigrants, the tales of arrival and survival spun by Mukherjee's protagonists often paralyze the reader with their realism. They come from Italy, Trinidad, Israel, Vietnam. The Middleman Summary Bharati Mukherjee's short story "The Middleman" was originally included in her second collection of short fiction, The Middleman and Other Stories, which won the Book Critics Circle Award for best fiction.

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Another must-read from a modern master.”. 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.

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