Em and the Big Hoom

Em and the Big Hoom

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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First published by a small press in India, Jerry Pinto's devastatingly original debut novel has already taken the literary world by storm. Suffused with compassion, humor, and hard-won wisdom, Em and the Big Hoom is a modern masterpiece, and its American publication is certain to be one of the major literary events of the season. Meet Imelda and Augustine, or as our young narrator calls his unusual parents Em and the Big Hoom. Most of the time, Em smokes endless beedies and sings her way through life. She is the sun around which everyone else orbits. But as enchanting and high-spirited as she can be, when Em's bipolar disorder seizes her she becomes monstrous, sometimes with calamitous consequences for herself and others.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781483007670
1483007677
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (06 hr., 05 min., 10 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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