Burning Your Boats (Paperback)
The Collected Short Stories
Penguin Books, 9780140255287, 480pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 1997
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About the Author
Born in Bombay in 1947, Salman Rushdie is the author of six novels, including Grimus, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and a volume of essays, Imaginary Homelands. His numerous literary prizes include the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children and the Whitbread Prize for The Satanic Verses.
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Alison Lurie, The New York Times Book Review
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