A Burning

A Burning

Book - 2020 | First edition
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"After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. Jivan, a bright, striving woman from the slums looking for a way out of poverty, is wrongly accused of planning the attack because of a careless comment on Facebook. PT Sir, a slippery gym teacher from Jivan's former high school, has hitched his aspirations to a rising right wing party, and his own ascent becomes increasingly linked to Jivan's fall. Lovely, a spirited, impoverished, relentlessly optimistic hjira, who harbors dreams of becoming a Bollywood star, can provide the alibi that would set Jivan free--but her appearance in court will have unexpected consequences that will change the course of all of their lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780525658696
0525658696
Characteristics: 293 pages ; 22 cm

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