Record Details

Catalog Search

Family life : a novel / Akhil Sharma.

Book Book (2014.)
Description: 218 pages : illustrations, 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.
15 of 17 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 17 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/ Sharma (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Sharma (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Fiction Fic / Sharma (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Sharma, A. (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Fiction FICTION SHARMA, AKHIL 2014 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Sharma (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/28/2018
North Shore - Lynn Campus Stacks PS 3569 .H34287 F36 2014 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks PS3569.H34287 F36 2014 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Sharma (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Adult Bestseller BESTSELLER DISPLAY (Text to Phone) Available -
Next 10 »

  • ISBN: 9780393060058 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0393060055 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary: We meet the Mishra family in Delhi, India in 1978 where Ajay and Birju play cricket in the streets waiting for the day when their plane tickets will arrive and they and their mother can fly across the world and join their father in America. Once there, Ajay and Birju enjoy their new, extraordinary life in New York. Then tragedy strikes, leaving one brother incapacitated and the other practically orphaned in this strange land. Ajay, the family's younger son, prays to a God he envisions as Superman, longing to find his place amid the ruins of his family's new life. This is the universal story of a boy torn between duty and his own survival. -- From book jacket.


Sharma, Akhil. "Family life : a novel." New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

Additional Resources