Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
A NovelBook - 2010
Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner?
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2010
Characteristics: 358 p. ; 25 cm
Call Number: SIMONSON, H
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A charming, witty story of an unexpected friendship that also touches on class conflict, social bias, and prejudice.
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