The Epic City

The Epic City

The World on the Streets of Calcutta

Book - 2018
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When Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already migrated halfway around the world four times. After graduating from Princeton, he moved back to the world which his immigrant parents had abandoned, to a city built between a river and a swamp, where the moisture-drenched air swarms with mosquitos after sundown. Sifting through the chaos for the stories that never make the papers, Kushanava Choudhury paints a soulful, compelling portrait of the everyday lives that make Calcutta.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2018
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781635571561
1635571561
Branch Call Number: 954.147 CHOUDHU
Characteristics: xxvii, 238 pages ; 22 cm

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Feb 10, 2018

This is listed as a graphic novel in the library catalog, but that is an error.

This is a non-fiction memoir about a man who returned to his boyhood home in Calcutta, India.

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