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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel
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Random House Publishing Group 2010
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APA Citation (style guide)

Helen Simonson. (2010). Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

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Helen Simonson. 2010. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

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Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2010.

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Helen Simonson. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

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When retired Major Pettigrew strikes up an unlikely friendship with Mrs. Ali, the Pakistani village shopkeeper, he is drawn out of his regimented world and forced to confront the realities of life in the twenty-first century. Brought together by a shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship on the cusp of blossoming into something more. But although the Major was actually born in Lahore, and Mrs. Ali was born in Cambridge, village society insists on embracing him as the quintessential local and her as a permanent foreigner. The Major has always taken special pride in the village, but will he be forced to choose between the place he calls home and a future with Mrs. Ali?
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