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  • ISBN: 9781988298344 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Calgary : Freehand Books, 2018.

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Originally published: India: Aleph, 2016.
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Ava Berriden, a Canadian lawyer, quits her corporate job in Toronto to move to Nepal. There she struggles to adapt to her new career in international aid and forge a connection with the country of her birth. Manjushree Thapa delves deeply into the lives of women and men in Nepal and into the world of international aid in this is a stunning, keenly observant novel about human interconnectedness, about privilege, and about the ethics of international aid.
Subject: Women lawyers > Fiction.
Corporate lawyers > Fiction.
Adoptees > Fiction.
Nepali people > Fiction.
International relief > Employees > Fiction.
Non-governmental organizations > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Fathers > Death > Fiction.
Toronto (Ont.) > Fiction.
Nepal > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Canadian fiction.

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