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Grant, Neil

Summary: The sea is inside his blood. Cursed, or blessed, on both sides. When sixteen-year-old Rudra Solace dredges up a long-hidden secret in his father's trawl net, his life in the sleepy fishing village of Patonga shifts dramatically. It is not long before Rudra is leaving Australia behind, bound for India on a journey of discovery and danger. A wonderfully compelling tale of belonging and loss, of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Addison 2012

Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ADD

Addison, Corban

Summary: When a tsunami rages through their coastal town in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. As they struggle to reach the safe haven of the convent where they attend school, they are abducted by human traffickers and thrust into a hidden world of sexual violence and illicit commerce, where the most valuable prize is the innocence of a child....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SilverOaks Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ADD

Rajurkar, Anuradha D.

Summary: Rani Kelkar never lied to her parents-- until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in-- his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art-- make him her mother's worst nightmare. When Oliver's troubled home life unravels, he starts to ask more of Rani than she knows how to give. When a twist of fate leads Rani from Evanston, Illinois to Pune, India for a summer, she has a reckoning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RAJ

Mukherjee, Neel

Summary: What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Five characters in very different circumstances-- from a domestic cook in Mumbai, to a vagrant and his dancing bear, to a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-- find out the meanings of dislocation and the desire for more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Adiga, Aravind.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADI

Moggach, Deborah.

Summary: When Dr. Ravi Kapoor's cousin sets up a retirement home in India, Ravi's father-in-law is one of its first guests, but what the renovation lacks in promised amenities and luxury, it makes up for in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOG

Mahajan, Karan

Summary: After witnessing his two friends killed by a "small" bomb that detonated in a Dehli marketplace, Mansoor Ahmed becomes involved with a charismatic young activist, whose allegiances and beliefs are more changeable than he could have imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAH

Massey, Sujata

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic accident. The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur's two maharanis, the dowager queen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Massey, Sujata

Summary: India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Satara mountains southeast of Bombay, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic accident. The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur's two maharanis,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAS

James, Tania.

Summary: "Orphaned by poachers as a calf and sold into a life of labor and exhibition, the Gravedigger breaks free of his chains and begins terrorizing the countryside, earning his name from the humans he kills and then tenderly buries"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM

James, Tania.

Summary: A rice farmer-turned-poacher whose brother has been killed and a documentary filmmaker dedicated to preserving wildlife find their views challenged by the violence of a brutal escaped elephant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Paris, Harper

Summary: In a Mumbai market, twin detectives Ethan and Ella investigate why a spice seller's spices have suddenly gone bad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

King, Laurie R.

Summary: English spy Kimball O'Hara - who inspired Rudyard Kipling's famous title character in Kim - has gone missing and is feared either kidnapped or killed. Russell and Holmes, a secret friend of Kim, make for India to take up the search.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC King

LaRocca, Rajani

Summary: Traveling to the southern tip of India, Sejal, Mommy, and Pati find their way to Kanyakumari, where three oceans meet, and delight in making it to the end of the earth together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAR

Anappara, Deepa

Summary: "Based on a true story--Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality police shows, thinks he's smarter than his friend Pari (even though she gets the best grades), and considers himself to be a better boss than Faiz (even though Faiz is the one with a job). When a classmate goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from TV to find him. He asks Pari and Faiz to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANA

Mukherjee, Abir

Summary: The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines, and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-Not' Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict. Prince Adhir was a modernizer whose attitudes--and romantic relationships--may have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life--having nothing but his own wits to help him along.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Adiga 2008

Desai, Kishwar.

Summary: In a small town in northern India, a house still smolders from a devastating fire. Inside a young girl is found severely beaten and barely alive, along with the lifeless bodies of thirteen people. Inexplicably, the local police accuse the girl of the murders. But Simran Singh, an independent-minded, unconventional social worker, is convinced of the girl's innocence. As Simran goes against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

Cleverly, Barbara.

Summary: When his traveling companion is killed at his side while they drive through the Indian countryside, Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands investigates and finds himself digging into another related murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Cleve

Cleverly, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Relocating to New Delhi when he is offered a new job, Balram Halwai is disillusioned by the city's twenty-first-century materialism and technology-spawned violence, a circumstance that forces him to question his loyalties, ambitions, and past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ADI

Adiga, Aravind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADI

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