New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 8vo, brown quarter cloth with gold lettering over light blue boards, archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a broken bowl with the same woman's face in three shards painted by Kinuko Craft, 241 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #7076
Bharati Mukherjee (1940 – 2017) was an Indian American-Canadian writer and professor emerita in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She was the author of several novels and short story collections, as well as works of nonfiction.
Jasmine was the author's fourth novel. Her previous book, Middleman and Other Stories, won the 1988 National Book Critics Award. Jasimine is set in the 1980s about a young Indian woman who struggles to adapt to the American way of life in order to survive and changes her identities several times.
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