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  • Jhumpa Lahiri
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  • ISBN-10: 0593396626
  • ISBN-13: 9780593396629
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .40 lbs ( .18 kgs)
  • Paperback
  • Published/Released May 2021

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An Award-Winning Author

The woman wavers between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties. The city she calls home, an engaging backdrop to her days, acts as a confidant: the sidewalks around her house, parks, bridges, piazzas, streets, stores, coffee bars. We follow her to the pool she frequents and to the train station that sometimes leads her to her mother, mired in a desperate solitude after her father’s untimely death. In addition to colleagues at work, where she never quite feels at ease, she has girlfriends, guy friends, and “him,” a shadow who both consoles and unsettles her. But in the arc of a year, as one season gives way to the next, transformation awaits. One day at the sea, both overwhelmed and replenished by the sun’s vital heat, her perspective will change.