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Kiran Desai

India (1971 - )
Daughter of Anita Desai

Kiran Desai is an Indian author who is a citizen of India and a Permanent Resident of the United States. Her novel The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award. She is the daughter of the noted author Anita Desai.
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel winner (2006) : The Inheritance of Loss
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2007) : The Inheritance of Loss

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