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Climbing the Stairs

Climbing the Stairs( )
Author: Venkatraman, Padma
ISBN:978-0-399-24746-0
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Putnam Juvenile
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

During World War II and the last days of British occupation in India, fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of attending college. But when her forward-thinking father is beaten senseless by the British police, she is forced to live with her grandfather's large traditional family, where the women live apart from the men and are meant to be married off as soon as possible.

Vidya's only refuge becomes her grandfather's upstairs library, which is forbidden to women. There she meets...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.74 x 8.48 x 1.05 Inches
Book Weight:0.79 Pounds



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