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The Resource An obedient father, Akhil Sharma

An obedient father, Akhil Sharma

Label
An obedient father
Title
An obedient father
Statement of responsibility
Akhil Sharma
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Indian bribe collector, Ram Karan, is plunged into a seedy underworld of gangsters and political betrayals when the incoming Prime Minister is murdered and his own daughter reveals a crime he committed long ago
Summary
Ram Karan works for the New Delhi school system but supports his widowed daughter and grandaughter by taking bribes for a small time Congress party boss, until his involvement in a terrifying political campaign could cost him his life. A first novel
Award
  • Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127731
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Booklist starred
  • Pub Weekly
  • New York Times
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharma, Akhil
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3569.H34287
LC item number
O23 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political corruption
  • Delhi (India)
  • Murder
  • Homicide
Target audience
adult
Label
An obedient father, Akhil Sharma
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
7018193
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780374105013
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99086589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
An obedient father, Akhil Sharma
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
7018193
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780374105013
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99086589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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