The Resource The mistress of spices, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The mistress of spices, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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The mistress of spices
Title
The mistress of spices
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by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
A magic realism tale on Tilo, a woman from India who is given immortality by the gods as long as she remains chaste. In her old age Tilo ends up in California, running a spice shop and helping immigrants. One day enters Raven, a handsome American, and Tilo transforms herself into a beautiful woman for a night of love. Now she must pay the price
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Title
The mistress of spices
Creator
Summary
Tilo, an Indian clairvoyant, becomes queen of the pirates who kidnapped her for her powers, and she gains immortality and the skills of a mistress of spices, which she uses to help mortals before falling in love with Raven
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
024380
Cataloging source
JDP
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I86
LC item number
M47 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The mistress of spices, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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