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Swimming Lessons

(1988)
And Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
A collection of stories by

 
 
Firozsha Baag is an apartment building in Bombay. Its ceilings need plastering and some of the toilets leak appallingly, but its residents are far from desperate, though sometimes contentious and unforgiving. In these witty, poignant stories, Mistry charts the intersecting lives of Firozsha Baag, yielding a delightful collective portrait of a middle-class Indian community poised between the old ways and the new.

"A fine collection...the volume is informed by a tone of gentle compassion for seemingly insignificant lives."-Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: Swimming Lessons and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
Author(s): Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 0-395-49862-7 / 978-0-395-49862-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

February 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Swimming Lessons: and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag
Author(s): Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 0-679-77632-X / 978-0-679-77632-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Swimming Lessons;And Other Stories from Firozsha Baag (King Penguin)
Author(s): Rohinton Mistry
ISBN: 0-14-012807-7 / 978-0-14-012807-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Swimming Lessons (Vintage International)
Author(s): Rohinton Mistry
Publisher: Vintage
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