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The white tiger

by Aravind Adiga

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

  • Poor,
  • Business people,
  • Chauffeurs,
  • Ambition,
  • Large type books,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2008.

    StatementAravind Adiga
    SeriesThorndike Press large print reviewers" choice
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.A35 W47 2008b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24733348M
    ISBN 101410408779
    ISBN 109781410408778
    LC Control Number2008016247

      The White Tiger takes a sharp and unblinking look at the reality of India's economic miracle. Its antihero and narrator, Balram Halwai, is a cocksure, uneducated young man, the son of an. Directed by Ramin Bahrani. With Priyanka Chopra, Rajkummar Rao, Adarsh Gourav, Abhishek Chaudhary. This film adaptation of the Man Booker Prize-winning bestseller tells the story of Balram Halwai, a man born to poverty in a village in India, and his epic journey to the top of the heap.

    The White Tiger is a superheroic identity held by three related Puerto Rican superheroes in the mainstream Marvel Universe. The original White Tiger was Hector Ayala, who happened across the three mystical amulets worn by the now-obscure s super-team the Sons of the Tiger. The amulets were pieces of an ancient artifact from K'un-L'un. When.   I sat down a couple of weeks back, thinking of which book I must read next. I decided to look through my book-shelf; could not find anything significant. Then, I looked through my father's shelf, which was filled with reference books for GMAT and.

    The White Tiger was influenced by three black American writers: Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, and Richard Wright. Critics have observed a strong thematic similarity between The White Tiger and Wright's The Native Son. Balram Halwai, however, comes directly from the Indian streets.   Listen to White Tiger: A Novel audiobook by Aravind Adiga. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers .

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