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The hero's walk: a novel

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  • Edition: 1st ed

    Sripathi Rao, the protagonist of Anita Rau Badami's second novel, is an ordinary, middle-aged man whose career and family have failed to meet his expectations. But when his daughter and her husband are suddenly killed in a car crash, his world and his priorities turn upside down. Set in a small town in the Bay of Bengal during a time of cultural change, The Hero's Walk is a lyrical, affecting story about the complexity of family ties.

    The Hero's Walk won the 2001 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, Caribbean and Canada.


    Original Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, 2001, c2000
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Canada Reads 2016