AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK; WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
INTERPRETER OF MALADIES. Stories.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999.
First edition, paperback original [issued as a "Mariner Original"]; author's first book. [x], 98pp. 8vo. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK; WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE. Pictorial wrappers. Small bump at base of spine, else a fine copy; small red and gold-foil circular sticker on front cover (stating: "Harvard Bookstore/ Signed by the Author") Item #329797
The author's first book, issued as a paperback original [precedes the Houghton Mifflin hardbound edition by one year]. 'Interpreter of Maladies' won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the Hemingway Foundation/ PEN Award, and the New Yorker's Best Debut of the Year Award. Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London, raised in Rhode Island, and lives in New York City. A collection of "stories about Indians in India and America. The story, A Temporary Matter, is on mixed marriage, Mrs. Sen's is on the adaptation of an immigrant to the U.S., and in the title story an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors" [from publisher's summary].
Signed by Jhumpa Lahiri on the title page.
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