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Midnight's children: a novel

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Winner of the Booker of Bookers Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India¿s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India¿s 1,000 other 'midnight¿s children,' all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts.
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Grouping Title midnight s children
Grouping Author rushdie salman
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 15:42:47PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-20 15:44:05PM

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display_description The life of a man born at the moment of India's independence becomes inextricably linked to that of his nation and is a whirlwind of disasters and triumphs that mirror modern India's course, in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the Booker Prize-winning novel.
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title_display Midnight's children : a novel
title_full Midnight's Children, Midnight's children / Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai, Midnight's children : a novel / Salman Rushdie ; [with a new introduction by the author], Midnight's children : a novel / by Salman Rushdie, Midnight's children [electronic resource] / Salman Rushdie, Midnight's children [sound recording] / Salman Rushdie
title_short Midnight's children :
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