A burning / Megha Majumdar.
7 current holds with 33 total copies.
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|Cambria County Library||FICTION Maj (Text)||85131001721480||CACM New Book||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780525658696
- ISBN: 0525658696
- Physical Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020
"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.
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