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The Resource Last man in tower : a novel, Aravind Adiga

Last man in tower : a novel, Aravind Adiga

Label
Last man in tower : a novel
Title
Last man in tower
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Aravind Adiga
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A riveting story of money and power, luxury and deprivation, set in the booming city of Mumbai. Real estate developer Dharmen Shah rose from nothing to create an empire and hopes to seal his legacy with a building named the Shanghai, which promises to be one of the city's most elite addresses. He offers a generous buyout to the residents of Vishram Society's Tower A, a once respectable, now crumbling apartment building. But one resident-- Masterji-- refuses to abandon the building he has long called home
Summary
Refusing to leave his home when a powerful real-estate developer offers to buy out the residents of a crumbling apartment complex near the infamous Dharavi slums, a retired schoolteacher becomes a target of violence by the developer and his own neighbors
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10000012
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.A35
LC item number
L37 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Last man in tower : a novel, Aravind Adiga
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5523795
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9780307594099
Lccn
2011003406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn694394314
  • (OCoLC)694394314
Label
Last man in tower : a novel, Aravind Adiga
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5523795
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9780307594099
Lccn
2011003406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn694394314
  • (OCoLC)694394314

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