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On borrowed wings

a novel

by Chandra Prasad

  • 292 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Students,
  • Women college students,
  • False personation,
  • Yale University,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes questions for discussion and interview with the author.

    StatementChandra Prasad
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.R37 O5 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 pages ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26331585M
    ISBN 100743297830
    ISBN 109780743297837
    OCLC/WorldCa209694176

    On Borrowed Wings A Novel. By Chandra Prasad. eBook. Trade Paperback. LIST PRICE £ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Table of Contents. Reading Group Released on: J Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. Author: Chandra Prasad.

    The Girl with Borrowed Wings is the debut novel of Rinsai Rossetti. Written while she was in her teens, the Girl with Borrowed Wings was published in by Dial Press. Synopsis. The Girl with Borrowed Wings begins with Frenenquer, a young expat girl who lives with her parents in the Oasis. Bound by her father's stifling rules and expectations, Frenenquer begins to rebel after finding the Author: Rinsai Rossetti. Buy On Borrowed Wings: A Novel by Chandra Prasad from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.5/5(1).

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