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The White Tiger: A Novel [Man Booker Prize Winner]

Adiga, Aravind

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ISBN 10: 1416562591 / ISBN 13: 9781416562597
Published by NY: Free Press, 2008
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First U.S. edition, FIRST PRINTING, hardback with dustjacket, unread in AS NEW (Fine/Fine) condition (no marks, not book-club ed., not price-clipped, etc). A brillian debut novel, winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize. Bookseller Inventory # 9365

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Title: The White Tiger: A Novel [Man Booker Prize ...

Publisher: NY: Free Press

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Born in a village in the dark heart of India, the son of a rickshaw puller, Balram is taken out of school and put to work in a teashop. As he crushes coal and wipes tables, he nurses a dream of escape. His big chance comes when a rich landlord hires him as a chauffeur for his son, daughter-in-law, and their two Pomeranian dogs. From behind the wheels of a Honda, Balram sees Delhi and begins to see how the Tiger might escape his cage. For surely any successful man must spill a little blood on his way to the top? The White Tiger is a tale of two Indias. Balram's journey from the darkness of village life to the light of entrepreneurial success is utterly amoral, brilliantly irreverent, deeply endearing and altogether unforgettable.

About the Author:

Aravind Adiga was born in India in 1974 and attended Columbia and Oxford universities. A former correspondent for Time magazine, he has also been published in the Financial Times. He lives in Mumbai, India.

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