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A burning

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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. A novel about fate, power, opportunity, and class; about innocence and guilt, betrayal and love, and the corrosive media cycle that manufactures falsehoods masquerading as truths--A Burning is a debut novel of exceptional power and urgency, haunting and beautiful, brutal, vibrant, impossible to forget"--

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Naples Library FIC MAJ (Text)
New Fiction
52124300390288
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Sodus Community Library FIC MAJ (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300538992
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Victor Farmington Library MAJ (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300922321
Checked out
07/22/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Walworth-Seely Public Library FIC Majumdar (Text)
Adult New Materials
52129300976069
Checked out
07/17/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

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