Book #16395

Red Earth and Pouring Rain - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Vikram Chandra
Book #16395 Red Earth and Pouring Rain - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Vikram Chandra.
Red Earth and Pouring Rain - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995.
ISBN: 0316132764

A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Vikram Chandra directly on the title page.

When twelve-year-old Rohan is sent to live with his grandmother in the fictional village of Khejra in Rajasthan, he is excited to be away from the city. But soon Rohan realizes that life in Khejra is not as he imagined it would be. The village is in the middle of a drought and the people are struggling to survive. Rohan finds himself drawn into the village life and the people there, even though he doesn't understand them. He starts to learn about the ways of the village and their culture, and he also starts to help the villagers during the drought. Red Earth and Pouring Rain is a story about the bonds of family, friendship, and community, and the strength of human resolve in the face of adversity.; 8vo; Signed by Author.

Price: $120.00

The Books Tell You Why Guarantee

Consistent with, and exceeding the policies and Code of Ethics of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) and the Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC), Books Tell You Why guarantees the authenticity of autographed items for the lifetime of the original purchaser, i.e., Books Tell You Why will provide a full refund of the original purchasing price incl. two-way shipping at any time where lack of authenticity can be proven and where proof of purchase is supplied by the original purchaser.