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Mansions of the moon : a novel Book
Book | Alfred A. Knopf Canada, [Toronto] : [2022]

  • 0 of 6 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 10 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Centennial ON ORDER ON ORDER Copy hold / Volume hold On order
Grimsby Fic Sel Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold In process
Niagara-on-the-Lake FIC SELVA New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out
Port Colborne FIC SELVA New Book Copy hold / Volume hold In transit
Thorold FIC SELVA Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold On holds shelf
Welland Main FIC Selva New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold On holds shelf
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In this sweeping tale, at once epic and intimate, Shyam Selvadurai introduces us to Siddhartha Gautama--who will later become "the enlightened one," or the Buddha--an unusually bright and politically astute young man settling into his upper-caste life as a newlywed to Yasodhara, a woman of great intelligence and spirit. Mansions of the Moon traces the couple's early love and life together, and then the anguished turmoil that descends upon them both as Siddhartha's spiritual calling takes over and the marriage partnership slowly, inexorably crumbles. Eventually, Yasodhara is forced to ask what kind of life a woman can lead in ancient India if her husband abandons her--even a well-born woman such as herself. And is there a path she, too, might take towards enlightenment?
Details

  • ISBN: 9780735280625 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 408 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, [2022]

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