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The Ivory Swing

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The Ivory Swing by Janette Turner Hospital
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Janette Turner Hospital's writing is alive with wit and ripe sensuousness. When Juliet moves from smalltown Canada to Southern India she is divided between family loyalty and her need for self-expression. Through the young widow Yashoda, Juliet discovers that defying the ancient mores can lead to tragedy ...

Author Biography

Born in 1942, Janette Turner Hospital grew up on the steamy sub-tropical coast of Australia in the north-eastern state of Queensland. She began her teaching career in remote Queensland high schools, but since her graduate studies she has taught in universities in Australia, Canada, England, France and the United States. She has been a Visiting Professor and Distinguished Writer in Residence at M.I.T., Boston University, Colgate University, and Columbia University in New York. She currently mentors students and teaches one course each year as Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita at South Carolina University. She has won a numerous prizes for her nine novels and five short story collections and her work has been published in multiple foreign language collections.
Release date NZ
July 1st, 1991
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
University of Queensland Press
Pages
256
Dimensions
131x198x15
ISBN-13
9780702223259
Product ID
1681389

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