The Conch Bearer

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.8 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780689872426

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About the Author

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of sixteen books, including Oleander Girl, The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, Palace of Illusions, One Amazing Thing, and Before We Visit the Goddess. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and The New York Times, and has won, among other prizes, an American Book Award. Born in India, she currently lives in Texas and is the McDavid professor of Creative Writing at the University of Houston

Reviews

"This book is a real page-turner...you'll stay up late to finish it."
--Chicago Tribune
"Young readers can only hope for more from this master storyteller."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The action is exciting, and the Indian setting makes this story new and different."
--Washington Post
"Divakaruni [is] a gifted storyteller....Though [she] beguiles us with the sights and sounds of an exotic place, what she really does is make us feel at home."
--Los Angeles Times