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An edition of The God of Small Things (1997)

The God of Small Things

1st HarperPerennial edition (1)
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The year is 1969. In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fraternal twins Esthappen and Rahel fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. Their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu, (who loves by night the man her children love by day), fled an abusive marriage to live with their blind grandmother, Mammachi (who plays Handel on her violin), their beloved uncle Chacko (Rhodes scholar, pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher), and their enemy, Baby Kochamma (ex-nun and incumbent grandaunt). When Chacko's English ex-wife brings their daughter for a Christmas visit, the twins learn that Things Can Change in a Day. That lives can twist into new, ugly shapes, even cease forever, beside their river...
--back cover

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2008, Random House Trade Paperbacks
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2007, HarperCollins
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2006, Rājakamala Prakāśana
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2004, Harper Perennial
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God of Small Things
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Le Dieu des Petits Riens
2002 07 15, Gallimard
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The God of Small Things
Apr 05, 2002, Penguin Books,India
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El déu de les coses petites
2002, Empúries Editorial
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Il Dio Delle Piccole Cose
August 2002, Distribooks Inc
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El Dios de Las Pequenas Cosas
February 2001, Anagrama
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Der Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
2000, Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag GmbH
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El Dios De Las Pequenas Cosas
January 2000, Anagrama
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Gott Der Kleinen Dinge
July 22, 1999, Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag GmbH
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1999, ISIS Large Print Bks.
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The God of Small Things
1998, Flamingo
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1998, Editorial Anagrama
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Le Dieu des Petits Riens
April 23, 1998, Gallimard
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The god of small things
1998, Harper perennial
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Chiisakimonotachi no kami
1998, DHC
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The God of Small Things
1998, HarperFlamingo
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1998, Can Yayinlari Ltd.
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The god of small things
1998
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The god of small things
1997, Vintage Canada
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The god of small things
1997, IndiaInk
in English
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Bóg rzeczy małych
1997, Zysk i S-ka Wydawn.
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The god of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
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The god of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
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The God of Small Things
1997, G.K. Hall
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Il dio delle piccole cose
1997, Ugo Guanda editore
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The God of Small Things
1997, Random House
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The God of small things
1997, Flamingo
in English
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The God of Small Things
1997, Random House
Hardcover in English
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Der Gott der kleinen Dinge
1997, Karl Blessing Verlag
Hardcover in German / Deutsch - 3rd edition
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The god of small things
1997, Random House of Canada
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The God of Small Things

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The year is 1969. In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fraternal twins Esthappen and Rahel fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. Their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu, (who loves by night the man her children love by day), fled an abusive marriage to live with their blind grandmother, Mammachi (who plays Handel on her violin), their beloved uncle Chacko (Rhodes scholar, pickle baron, radical Marxist, bottom-pincher), and their enemy, Baby Kochamma (ex-nun and incumbent grandaunt). When Chacko's English ex-wife brings their daughter for a Christmas visit, the twins learn that Things Can Change in a Day. That lives can twist into new, ugly shapes, even cease forever, beside their river...
--back cover

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The God of Small Things

1st HarperPerennial edition (1)

This edition was published in by HarperFlamingo in New York.


Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823
Library of Congress
PR9499.3.R59 G63 1998

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Paperback

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Open Library
OL685676M
Internet Archive
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ISBN 10
0060977493
ISBN 13
9780060977498
LC Control Number
97032562
OCLC/WorldCat
1136018872
Amazon.com
0060977493
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2961
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