Swimming lessons, and other stories from Firozsha Baag

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Firozsha Baag is an apartment building in Bombay. Its ceilings need plastering and some of the toilets leak appallingly, but its residents are far from desperate, though sometimes contentious and unforgiving. In these witty, poignant stories, Mistry charts the intersecting lives of Firozsha Baag, yielding a delightful collective portrait of a middle-class Indian community poised between the old ways and the new."A fine collection...the volume is informed by a tone of gentle compassion for seemingly insignificant lives."--Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
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Grouping Title swimming lessons and other stories from firozsha baag
Grouping Author mistry rohinton
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subject_facet Apartment houses -- India -- Mumbai -- Fiction, Mumbai (India) -- Fiction, Short stories
title_display Swimming lessons, and other stories from Firozsha Baag
title_full Swimming lessons, and other stories from Firozsha Baag / Rohinton Mistry
title_short Swimming lessons, and other stories from Firozsha Baag