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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: F
Author: Rushdie, Salman
Title: Victory city
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "In the wake of an insignificant battle between two long-forgotten kingdoms in fourteenth-century southern India, a nine-year-old girl has a divine encounter that will change the course of history. After witnessing the death of her mother, the grief-stricken Pampa Kampana becomes a vessel for the goddess Parvati, who begins to speak out of the girl's mouth. Granting her powers beyond Pampa Kampana's comprehension, the goddess tells her that she will be instrumental in the rise of a great city called Bisnaga--literally "victory city"--the wonder of the world. Over the next two hundred and fifty years, Pampa Kampana's life becomes deeply interwoven with Bisnaga's, from its literal sowing out of a bag of magic seeds to its tragic ruination in the most human of ways: the hubris of those in power. Whispering Bisnaga and its citizens into existence, Pampa Kampana attempts to make good on the task that Parvati set for her: to give women equal agency in a patriarchal world. But all stories have a way of getting away from their creator, and Bisnaga is no exception. As years pass, rulers come and go, battles are won and lost, and allegiances shift, the very fabric of Bisnaga becomes an ever more complex tapestry--with Pampa Kampana at its center"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780593243398
: (hardcover)
: (ebook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780593243404
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6068.U757
Item number: V53 2023
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.914
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Salman Rushdie.
Edition statement: First U.S. edition.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Random House
Date of publication: 2023
: New York :
: Random House,
: [2023]
Extent: 336 pages ;
Other physical details: hardcover
Dimensions: 25 cm
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 2/24/23
Purchase price: 30.00
Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Novels.
Main entry heading: Rushdie, Salman.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Random House, 2023
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Title: Victory city
Record control number: (DLC) 2022022930
International Standard Book Number: 9780593243404
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