The widows of Malabar Hill
(Large Print)

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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.
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Large Print
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Large print edition.
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651 pages (large print) : maps ; 23 cm
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English

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"A mystery of 1920s Bombay"--Cover.
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"Introducing an extraordinary female lawyer-sleuth in a new historical series set in 1920s Bombay. Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that makes her especially devoted to championing and protecting women's legal rights. Mistry Law has been appointed to execute the will of Mr. Omar Farid, a wealthy Muslim mill owner who has left three widows behind. But as Perveen is going through the paperwork, she notices something strange: all three of the wives have signed over their full inheritance to a charity. What will they live on if they forfeit what their husband left them? Perveen is suspicious, especially since one of the widows has signed her form with an X--meaning she probably couldn't even read the document. The Farid widows live in full purdah--in strict seclusion, never leaving the women's quarters or speaking to any men. Are they being taken advantage of by an unscrupulous guardian? Perveen tries to investigate, and realizes her instincts about the will were correct when tensions escalate to murder. Now it is her responsibility to figure out what really happened on Malabar Hill, and to ensure that no innocent women or children are in further danger."--Publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Massey, S. (2018). The widows of Malabar Hill (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Massey, Sujata. 2018. The Widows of Malabar Hill. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

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Massey, Sujata. The Widows of Malabar Hill Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

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Massey, Sujata. The Widows of Malabar Hill Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

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