The Blue Bedspread

The Blue Bedspread

A Novel

Book - 1999
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A Calcutta man whose sister has just died during childbirth keeps the child overnight awaiting the arrival of her adoptive parents, and as the evening progresses, he scrawls stories of her biological family on a blue bedspread. A first novel. 20,000 first printing.

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After his sister dies in childbirth, a man accepts overnight custody of her infant daughter until the child's adoptive parents can arrive to claim her, and spends the night writing stories of his family and the mother the child will never know.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1999
Edition: 1st US ed
ISBN: 9780375503122
Characteristics: xii, 209 p. ; 22 cm


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Nov 25, 2017

A man writes stories for his dead sister's newborn baby about their family. Some true, some fanciful. Hidden is a story of abuse, loneliness and incest. It is very well-written - seems timeless. Interesting.


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