WorldCat Identities

Mathan, Sneha

Overview
Works: 25 works in 125 publications in 2 languages and 3,122 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Humorous stories  Biography  Domestic fiction  Cricket stories  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR9619.3.M32, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Sneha Mathan Publications about Sneha Mathan
Publications by  Sneha Mathan Publications by Sneha Mathan
Most widely held works by Sneha Mathan
Antony and Cleopatra by Colleen McCullough ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Antony, famous warrior and legendary lover, expects that he will be Julius Caesar's successor. But when Caesar is murdered, his eighteen-year-old nephew, Octavian, is named as his heir. No one, least of all Antony, expects Octavian to last; but his youth and slight frame conceal a remarkable determination and a sharp strategic mind. Under Octavian's rule, the empire is divided, with Antony responsible for the fabulously rich East. There he meets Cleopatra, who is still mourning Caesar, her lover and the father of her only son. Despite his marriage to Octavian's sister, Antony is fascinated by the Egyptian queen. Drawn together by grief, ambition, passion and politics, they begin a very public love affair, and the tension between Antony and Octavian, already simmering, soon threatens to erupt into war
The palace of illusions [a novel] by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ( )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novel traces the princess Panchaali's life, beginning with her birth in fire and following her spirited balancing act as a woman with five husbands who have been cheated out of their father's kingdom
The folded earth [a novel] by Anurādhā Rāẏa ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remote town in the Himalaya, Maya tries to put behind her a time of great sorrow. By day she teaches in a school and at night she types up drafts of a magnum opus by her landlord, a relic of princely India known to all as Diwan Sahib. Her bond with this eccentric, and her friendship with a peasant girl, Charu, give her the sense that she might be able to forge a new existence away from the devastation of her past. As Maya finds out, no place is remote enough or small enough. The world she has come to love, where people are connected with nature, is endangered by the town's new administration. The impending elections are hijacked by powerful outsiders who divide people and threaten the future of her school. Charu begins to behave strangely, and soon Maya understands that a new boy in the neighbourhood may be responsible
The Taliban Cricket Club a novel by Timeri Murari ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rukhsana is a spirited young journalist in Afghanistan. She takes care of her ill, widowed mother and her younger brother, but when she is summoned to the infamous Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, their quiet, tenuous way of life is shattered.There, the malevolent minister, Zorak Wahidi, announces that the Taliban has found a new way to pursue the diplomatic respect it has long been denied: cricket. On the world stage of sports, the Taliban will prove they are a fair and just regime. Rukhsana and several other journalists are to report that a tournament will be held to determine who will play for Afghanistan. Anyone can put together a team. Women are forbidden to play. The winners will travel to Pakistan to train, then go on to represent Afghanistan around the world
Arabel's raven by Joan Aiken ( )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents three previously published works about a pet raven named Mortimer, who talks, eats everything in sight, and causes all sorts of trouble
A teaspoon of earth and sea a novel by Dina Nayeri ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and Cornish and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up in a small fishing village in 1980s Iran, eleven-year-old Saba Hafezi and her twin sister Mahtab are fascinated by America. When Saba suddenly finds herself abandoned, alone with her father in Iran, she is certain that her mother and sister have moved to America without her. Bereft, she aches for their company, and for the Western life. All her life she had been taught that "fate is in the blood," which must mean that twins will live the same life, even if separated by land and sea. Thus, over the next several years, as Saba falls in and out of love and struggles with the limited possibilities available to her as a woman in Iran, she imagines a simultaneous, parallel life, a Western version, for her sister. But where Saba's story has all the grit and brutality of real life in postrevolutionary Iran, her sister's life--as Saba envisions it--gives her a freedom and control that Saba can only dream of
Miral by Rula Jebreal ( )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon to be a major motion picture from award-winning director Julian Schnabel, starring Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire)Written by the much-admired Italo-Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal, Miral is a novel that focuses on remarkable women whose lives unfold in the turbulent political climate along the borders of Israel and Palestine. The story begins with Hind, a woman who sacrifices everything to establish a school for refugee Palestinian girls in East Jerusalem
The splendor of silence by Indu Sundaresan ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1942, Sam Hawthorne, a young U.S. Army captain, arrives in a tiny princely state in western India. He carries combat wounds and several secrets, one of which is the real reason behind his visit: to find his brother Mike, an idealistic American soldier who disappeared after joining the local struggle for independence from the British. But Sam's mission is soon threatened when he falls in love with Mila, daughter of the local political agent. Betrothed to the local prince, Mila draws Sam into a doomed affair that places them both in the path of dynastic intrigue, racial prejudice, and the explosive circumstances of a country torn between imperialism and nationalism
The sleeping dictionary by Sujata Massey ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The term 'sleeping dictionary' was coined for young Indian women who slept with British men and educated them in the ways of India. Set between 1925 and the end of World War II, The story of Kamala, born to a peasant family in West Bengal, who makes her way to Calcutta of the 1930s. Haunted by a forbidden love, she is caught between the raging independence movement and the British colonial society she finds herself inhabiting
The feast of roses by Indu Sundaresan ( )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The love story of Emperor Jahangir and his twentieth wife, Mehrunnisa. Tells the story behind one of the great tributes to romantic love and one of the seven wonders of the world -- the Taj Mahal
The twentieth wife by Indu Sundaresan ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel set against the exotic backdrop of the Mughal dynasty of sixteenth-century India chronicles the life and times of Mehrunnisa, an intelligent, ambitious, and beautiful young woman who became one of India's legendary heroines
Gifted a novel by Nikita Lalwani ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old India-born math prodigy Rumi Vashey becomes the object of her parents' campaign to make her one of the youngest students ever to attend Oxford University, until she rebels against her parents' expectations to seek out friendship and romance
Silicon gold rush the next generation of high-tech stars rewrites the rules of business by Karen Southwick ( )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The high-tech industry has given rise to a pioneering group of entrepreneurs and executives. Armed with groundbreaking management approaches, members of this visionary group are changing the way companies are run. Having helped their own organizations survive and thrive, they offer invaluable lessons for executives and managers in all industries
The story of mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon ( )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of man and civilization from primitive beginnings to the twentieth century
Arabel and Mortimer by Joan Aiken ( )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three adventures of a little girl, Arabel, and her pet raven, Mortimer
Oleander girl a novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjoying a sheltered childhood with adoring grandparents but troubled by the silence surrounding her parents' deaths, 17-year-old Korobi is prompted by a love note among her mother's possessions and a fiance's shattering revelation to travel from India to post-September 11 America in search of her true identity
High noon [the inside story of Scott McNealy and the rise of Sun Microsystems] by Karen Southwick ( )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1982, a little upstart company named Sun was making waves in the high-tech industry with its groundbreaking workstation technology. Though dismissed by early competitors as not worth losing sleep over, Sun Microsystems since become a formidable presence in the industry, making its own rules and taking no prisoners, and is currently poised to reach the highest point of its ascendancy: the challenge of Microsoft's dominance over the future of computing. This book examines how scrappy underdog Sun overcame its larger and supposedly tougher competitors, combining hard work, tenacity, and talented people to build a more innovative and flexible company. The driving force behind Sun's rise is Scott McNealy--brash, unconventional, ambitious--whose aggressive and inspirational leadership has turned into Sun into the multibillion-dollar success it is today
High noon the inside story of Scott McNealy and the rise of Sun Microsystems by Karen Southwick ( )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1982, a little upstart company named Sun was making waves in the high-tech industry with its groundbreaking workstation technology. Though dismissed by early competitors as not worth losing sleep over, Sun Microsystems since become a formidable presence in the industry, making its own rules and taking no prisoners, and is currently poised to reach the highest point of its ascendancy: the challenge of Microsoft's dominance over the future of computing. This book examines how scrappy underdog Sun overcame its larger and supposedly tougher competitors, combining hard work, tenacity, and talented people to build a more innovative and flexible company. The driving force behind Sun's rise is Scott McNealy--brash, unconventional, ambitious--whose aggressive and inspirational leadership has turned into Sun into the multibillion-dollar success it is today
Antony and Cleopatra a novel by Colleen McCullough ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical novel based on the romance between Marc Antony and Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt
The palace of illusions a novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taking us back to a time that is half history, half myth and wholly magical, The Palace of Illusions gives new voice to Panchaali, the fire-born heroine of the Mahabharat, as she weaves a vibrant interpretation of an ancient tale. Married to five royal husbands who have been cheated out of their father's kingdom, Panchaali aids their quest to reclaim their birthright, remaining at their side through years of exile and a terrible civil war. But she cannot deny her complicated friendship with the enigmatic Krishna -- or her secret attraction to the mysterious man who is her husbands' most dangerous enemy -- as she is caught up in the ever-manipulating hands of fate
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.06 for Arabel's r ... to 0.17 for Silicon go ...)
Languages
English (118)
Cornish (1)
Covers