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Unaccustomed Earth

by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Introduction

Unaccustomed Earth is a collection of short stories from Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri. This is her second collection of stories, the first being the Pulitzer-winning Interpreter of Maladies. As with much of Lahiri's work, Unaccustomed Earth considers the lives of Indian American characters and how they deal with their mixed cultural environment. It made number one on the New York Times Book Review list of "100 Best Books of 2008" as chosen by the paper's editors.[1] It also won the 2008 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

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