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The widows of Malabar Hill

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Large print edition.

"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."--

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Bedford Free Library LARGE PRINT M (Text)
Large Print
31002150769601
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Chappaqua Library LARGE PRINT FICTION MASSEY (Text)
Large Print
31005400011666
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Croton Free Library LARGE PRINT MYS/MASSEY (Text)
Large Print
31006151663630
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Greenburgh Public Library LP MASSEY (Text)
Large Print
31009154574424
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Katonah Village Library LT FICTION MASSEY (Text)
Large Print
31013151761828
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Somers Library LARGE PRINT MASSEY (Text)
Large Print
31031151835475
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Town of Pelham Public Library LG PRNT MYSTERY MASSEY (Text)
Large Print Mystery
31023151195240
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