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The Tiger's Wife

A Novel

By Tâea. Obreht

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Bookand the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her—the legend of the tiger’s wife.

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Format: Book
Author: Obreht, Tâea.
Summary: Remembering childhood stories her grandfather once told her, young physician Natalia becomes convinced that he spent his last days searching for "the deathless man," a vagabond who claimed to be immortal. As Natalia struggles to understand why her grandfather, a deeply rational man would go on such a farfetched journey, she stumbles across a clue that leads her to the extraordinary story of the tiger's wife.
Title: The tiger's wife : a novel / Tâea Obreht.
Publisher Date: New York : Random House, c2011.
Subject: Women physicians -- Fiction Orphanages -- Fiction. Grandparent and child -- Fiction Family secrets -- Fiction Balkan Peninsula -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780385343831 (hbk. : acid-free paper) 0385343833 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: F Obreht
Oclc: 551199480
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Bib Id: 356411

Format: Book
Author: Obreht, Tâea.
Summary: Remembering childhood stories her grandfather once told her, young physician Natalia becomes convinced that he spent his last days searching for "the deathless man," a vagabond who claimed to be immortal. As Natalia struggles to understand why her grandfather, a deeply rational man would go on such a farfetched journey, she stumbles across a clue that leads her to the extraordinary story of the tiger's wife.
Title: The tiger's wife : a novel / Tâea Obreht.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Random House, c2011.
Description: 337 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Women physicians -- Fiction
Subjects: Orphanages -- Fiction.
Subjects: Grandparent and child -- Fiction
Subjects: Family secrets -- Fiction
Subjects: Balkan Peninsula -- Fiction.
LCCN: 2010009612
ISBN: 9780385343831 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0385343833 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: F Obreht