Swimming in the Monsoon Sea

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Nominated for the Governor General's Literary Awards 2005, (Children's Literature, Text) The setting is Sri Lanka, 1980, and it is the season of monsoons. Fourteen-year-old Amrith is caught up in the life of the cheerful, well-to-do household in which he is being raised by his vibrant Auntie Bundle and kindly Uncle Lucky. He tries not to think of his life before, when his doting mother was still alive. Amrith s holiday plans seem unpromising: he wants to appear in his school s production of "Othello" and he is learning to ...

Swimming in the Monsoon Sea 2007, Tundra Books (NY), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887768347

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Swimming in the Monsoon Sea 2005, Tundra Books (NY), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887767357

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