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The Japanese Wife

The Japanese Wife

And Other Stories
A collection of stories by

Like 'The Japanese Wife', the other stories in this collection are also about residents and non-residents. In 'Grateful Ganga', an American rock queen shares her love tunes with a Punjabi businessman even as she mourns her dead husband; in 'Snakecharmer', a retired Israeli American professor arrives in India with the intention of committing suicide, only to be saved by a snakecharmer's daughter. Father Tito, the emigre Yugoslav of Father Tito's Onion Rings, is haunted by the Holocaust as he intercedes between Hindu and Muslim rioters. The stories here are about unexpected love and accidental gifts; about finding oneself among strangers; about living elsewhere and living in one's dreams. They parade a full cast of priests, whores, rebels, dead emperors, bush soldiers, poachers, conmen and connoisseurs - angels and demons rubbing shoulders with those whose lives are never quite as ordinary as they seem.

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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : Hardback
thumbTitle: The Japanese Wife and other short stories
Author(s): Kunal Basu
ISBN: 8172237332 / 978-8172237332
Publisher: HarperCollins India
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May 2008 : Hardback
thumbTitle: The Japanese Wife
Author(s): Kunal Basu
ISBN: 8172236166 / 978-8172236168
Publisher: HarperCollins India
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May 2008 : Canada Hardback
thumbTitle: Japanese Wife and Other Stories
Author(s): Kunal Basu
ISBN: 1-55278-675-7 / 978-1-55278-675-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McArthur & Co
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Paperback Editions

December 2009 : Paperback
thumbTitle: The Japanese Wife
Author(s): Kunal Basu
ISBN: 8172239033 / 978-8172239039
Publisher: Harper Collins India
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