First US printing. The first novel (second book) by this award winning author, who was born in Bombay, India and moved to Canada in 1975. This novel is set in Bombay in 1971 at the beginning of the war between India and Pakistan over Bangladesh. Winner of the Canadian Governor General's Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. 339 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. .ISBN # 0-679-402586
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