Mukherjee, Bharati (1938–)

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Mukherjee, Bharati (1938–)

Indian-born novelist and short-story writer. Born July 27, 1938, in Calcutta, India; dau. of Bina Mukherjee and Sudhir Lal; University of Iowa, PhD, 1969; m. Clark Blaise, 1963; children: 2.

Moved with husband to Canada; after 14 years in Canada, immigrated to US (1980); taught at University of California, Berkeley; works include The Tiger's Daughter (1971), Wife (1975), Days and Nights in Calcutta (1977), Darkness (1985), Middleman and Other Stories (1988), Jasmine (1989), and The Holder of the World (1993). Awarded National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for Middleman and Other Stories.

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