Midnight's children: a novel

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Winner of the Booker of Bookers Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India¿s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India¿s 1,000 other 'midnight¿s children,' all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts.
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9780679444626
9780812976533
039451470
9780140132700
9781456108243
9781436195140
9780307744111
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Level 8.4, 38 Points
Lexile measure:
1120L
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Downloadable audio books
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India -- Fiction
Infants switched at birth -- Fiction
Islam -- Relations -- Hinduism -- Fiction
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Paranormal fiction, Indian
Poor children -- Fiction
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Midnight's children : a novel / Salman Rushdie ; [with a new introduction by the author]
Midnight's children : a novel / by Salman Rushdie
Midnight's children [electronic resource] / Salman Rushdie
Midnight's children [sound recording] / Salman Rushdie
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Hinduism
Infants switched at birth
Islam
Literature
Paranormal fiction
Paranormal fiction, Indian
Poor children
Relations