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  • 4 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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2 current holds with 7 total copies.

Summary:

"After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. Jivan, a bright, striving woman from the slums looking for a way out of poverty, is wrongly accused of planning the attack because of a careless comment on Facebook. PT Sir, a slippery gym teacher from Jivan's former high school, has hitched his aspirations to a rising right wing party, and his own ascent becomes increasingly linked to Jivan's fall. Lovely -- a spirited, impoverished, relentlessly optimistic hjira, who harbors dreams of becoming a Bollywood star, can provide the alibi that would set Jivan free--but her appearance in court will have unexpected consequences that will change the course of all of their lives. A novel about fate, power, opportunity, and class; about innocence and guilt, betrayal and love, and the corrosive media cycle that manufactures falsehoods masquerading as truths--A Burning is a debut novel of exceptional power and urgency, haunting and beautiful, brutal, vibrant, impossible to forget"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library FIC MAJUMDAR (Text) 33892100672865 Adult New Books Book None 07/17/2020 Available -
Baker County Library MAJUMDAR (Megha) (Text) 37814003319366 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/23/2020 In quarantine -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Majumdar, M (Text) 35178001812935 Adult Fiction Book None 07/13/2020 Available -
Gilliam County Library F MAJU (Text) 37823000178725 New New/High Demand Branch_Only_3months 10/29/2020 In process -
Pendleton Public Library F MAJUM (Text) 37801000669760 Adult Fiction Book None 08/05/2020 Available -
Sherman County Public/School Library FIC MAJ (Text) 37039000175971 FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 08/01/2020 Available -
Southern Wasco County Library MAJU (Text) 33892006361621 FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 06/02/2020 Checked out 11/28/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525658696
  • Physical Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
"Read with Jenna"--Jacket.
Summary, etc.:
"After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. Jivan, a bright, striving woman from the slums looking for a way out of poverty, is wrongly accused of planning the attack because of a careless comment on Facebook. PT Sir, a slippery gym teacher from Jivan's former high school, has hitched his aspirations to a rising right wing party, and his own ascent becomes increasingly linked to Jivan's fall. Lovely -- a spirited, impoverished, relentlessly optimistic hjira, who harbors dreams of becoming a Bollywood star, can provide the alibi that would set Jivan free--but her appearance in court will have unexpected consequences that will change the course of all of their lives. A novel about fate, power, opportunity, and class; about innocence and guilt, betrayal and love, and the corrosive media cycle that manufactures falsehoods masquerading as truths--A Burning is a debut novel of exceptional power and urgency, haunting and beautiful, brutal, vibrant, impossible to forget"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Railroad accidents > Fiction.
Terrorism > Fiction.
Social classes > India > Fiction.
Political corruption > Fiction.
India > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
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