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Author Bhuvaneswar, Chaya, 1971- author
Title White dancing elephants : stories / Chaya Bhuvaneswar
Published Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2018
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Edition First US edition
Descript 205 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents White dancing elephants -- The story of the woman who fell in love with death -- Talinda -- A Shaker chair -- Jagatishwaran -- The bang bang -- Orange popsicles -- Neela: Bhopal, 1984 -- Chronicle of a marriage, foretold -- Heitor -- Newberry -- Asha in Allston -- The life you save isn't your own -- The orphan handler -- In Allegheny -- The goddess of beauty goes bowling -- Adristakama
Summary A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha's birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. A brief but intense affair between two women culminates in regret and betrayal. In seventeen remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color--cunning, bold, and resolute--facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other.Winner of the 2017 Dzanc Short Story Collection Prize, White Dancing Elephants marks the emergence of a new voice exploring feminist, queer, religious and immigrant stories. --back cover
Subject India -- Fiction
India -- 21st century -- Fiction
Genre Short stories.
ISBN 9781945814617
1945814616

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