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Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati MukherjeeBorn: 27-Jul-1940
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: 28-Jan-2017
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Tiger's Daughter

Father: Sudhir Lal Mukherjee
Mother: Bina Banerjee
Husband: Clark Blaise (writer, m. 19-Sep-1963, until her death)

    University: BA, University of Calcutta (1959)
    University: MA English and Ancient Indian Culture, University of Baroda (1961)
    University: MFA Creative Writing, Iowa Writers Workshop, University of Iowa (1963)
    University: PhD, Iowa Writers Workshop, University of Iowa (1969)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley

    Naturalized US Citizen 1989

Author of books:
The Tiger's Daughter (1972, novel)
Wife (1975, novel)
Days and Nights in Calcutta (1977, nonfiction, with Clark Blaise)
Darkness (1985, short stories)
The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy (1987, nonfiction, with Clark Blaise)
The Middleman and Other Stories (1988, short stories)
Jasmine (1989, novel)
The Holder of the World (1993, novel)
Wanting America: Selected Stories (1995, short stories)
Leave It to Me (1997, novel)
Desirable Daughters (2002, novel)
The Tree Bride: A Novel (2004, novel)

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