Holder of the World by Mukherjee Bharati

Holder of the World

byMukherjee Bharati

Paperback | January 13, 2003

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This is the remarkable story ofHannah Easton, a unique woman born in the American colonies in 1670, "aperson undreamed of in Puritan society." Inquisitive, vital and awake toher own possibilities, Hannah travels to Mughal, India, with her husband, andEnglish trader. There, she sets her own course, "translating" herselfinto the Salem Bibi, the white lover of a Hindu raja.

It is also the story of BeighMasters, born in New England in the mid-twentieth century, an "assethunter" who stumbles on the scattered record of her distant relative's lifewhile tracking a legendary diamond. As Beigh pieces together details of Hannah'sjourneys, she finds herself drawn into the most intimate and spellbinding fabricof that remote life, confirming her belief that with "sufficient passionand intelligence, we can decontrsuct the barriers of time andgeography...."

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"BHARATI MUKHERJEE is the author of many acclaimed novels, including The Holder of the World, Leave It to Me, and Jasmine, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; two non-fiction books with her husband, writer Clark Blaise; and a collection of short stories, The Middleman and Other Stories, for which she won the American N...
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Title:Holder of the WorldFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 13, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:000639177X

ISBN - 13:9780006391777

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"Ms. Mukherjee draws us with vigor and scrupulous attention to detail across time...into the footsteps of not one but two extraordinary women." —The New York Times Book Review

"An amazing literary feat and a masterpiece of storytelling. Once again, Bharati Mukherjee proves she is one of ourforemost writers..." —Amy Tan

"...a finely detailed panorama that grows more entrancing with every page." —Quill & Quire