History's angel
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New York, NY : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023.
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9781526656049, 1526656043, 9781526656032, 1526656035, 9781639730407, 1639730400
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Published
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023.
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279 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781526656049, 1526656043, 9781526656032, 1526656035, 9781639730407, 1639730400

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"From the Man Asian Literary Prize-longlisted author, the story of a middle-aged man in contemporary India discovering that neither his life nor his country are as stable as he thought. Alif is a middle-aged, mild-mannered history teacher, living in contemporary Delhi, at a time when Muslims in India are seen either as hapless victims or live threats. Though his life's passion is the history he teaches, it's the present that presses down on him: his wife is set on a bigger house and a better car while trying to ace her MBA exams; his teenage son wants to quit school to get rich; his supercilious colleagues are suspicious of a Muslim teaching India's history; and his old friend Ganesh has just reconnected with a childhood sweetheart with whom Alif was always rather enamored himself. And then the unthinkable happens. While Alif is leading a school field trip, a student goads him and, in a fit of anger, Alif twists his ear. His job suddenly on the line, Alif finds his life rapidly descending into chaos. Meanwhile, his home city, too, darkens under the spreading shadow of violence. In this darkly funny, sharply observed and deeply moving novel, Anjum Hasan deftly and delicately explores the force and the consequences of remembering your people's history in an increasingly indifferent milieu.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hasan, A. (2023). History's angel . Bloomsbury Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hasan, Anjum. 2023. History's Angel. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hasan, Anjum. History's Angel Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hasan, Anjum. History's Angel Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023.

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