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Akhil Sharma (born July 22, 1971 in Delhi) is an Indian-American author.

Born in Delhi, India, he immigrated to the United States when he was eight, and grew up in Edison, New Jersey. Sharma studied at Princeton University, where he earned his B.A. in public policy at the Woodrow Wilson School. While there, he also studied under a succession of notable writers, including Russell Banks, Toni Morrison, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, John McPhee, and Tony Kushner. He then won a Stegner Fellowship to the writing program at Stanford, where he won several O. Henry Prizes. He then attempted to become a screenwriter, but, disappointed with his fortunes, left to attend Harvard Law School.

Sharma is the author of one novel, An Obedient Father, for which he won the 2001 PEN/Hemingway Award and the 2001 Whiting Writers' Award. He has also published stories in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Quarterly, Fiction, the Best American Short Stories anthology, and the O. Henry Award Winners anthology. His short story "Cosmopolitan" was anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 1998, and was also made into an acclaimed 2003 film of the same name, which has appeared on the PBS series Independent Lens.

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Total Books: 13
A Life of Adventure and Delight
2017 - A Life of Adventure and Delight (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780393285345
ISBN-10: 0393285340
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Family Life
2015 - Family Life (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670087457
ISBN-10: 0670087459
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Family Life
2015 - Family Life (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393350609
ISBN-10: 0393350606
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Family Life A Novel
2014 - Family Life a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393060058
ISBN-10: 0393060055
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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An Obedient Father
2014 - An Obedient Father (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393337815
ISBN-10: 0393337812
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Un pre obissant
2002 - Un Pre Obissant (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782879292762
ISBN-10: 287929276X
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An Obedient Father
2002 - An Obedient Father (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571206780
ISBN-10: 0571206786
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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An Obedient Father
2001 - An Obedient Father (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156012034
ISBN-10: 0156012030
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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An Obedient Father
2000 - An Obedient Father (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374105013
ISBN-10: 0374105014
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1.8/5 Stars.
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An Obedient Father
2000 - An Obedient Father (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670893935
ISBN-10: 0670893935
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AN OBEDIENT FATHER
An Obedient Father (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571206735
ISBN-10: 0571206735
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An Obedient Father
An Obedient Father (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571210381
ISBN-10: 0571210384
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Family Life
Family Life (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571314263
ISBN-10: 0571314260
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