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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Anne Mohanraj  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1971 in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Illinois Connection

Ms. Mohanraj was a student at the University of Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Mohanraj came to the United States when she was two. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 1993. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree in creative writing in 1998 from Mills College. Mary Anne Mohanraj received her Ph.D. from the University of Utah, specializing in post-colonial literature and creative writing.

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A taste of Serendib :
ISBN: 1590211006. OCLC Number: 63268722

Lethe Press,. .

Aqua erotica /
ISBN: 0609806564. OCLC Number: 44944127

Three Rivers Press,. .

"18 stories for a steamy bath"--Cover.

Bodies in motion :
ISBN: 0061739510. OCLC Number: 1019622017

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Bodies in motion :
ISBN: 006078119X. OCLC Number: 76819576

Harper Perennial,. .

Kathryn in the city
ISBN: 9781101216569. OCLC Number: 773612238

Gotham Books,. .

Kathryn in the City follows you, as Kathryn, from a small Indiana town to San Francisco, where you decide whether to pursue a relationship with a sexy post-doctoral student, have a dalliance with a lesbian stripper, or shag your gay roommate's boyfriend, to name just a few of the possible fantasies you can choose from along your narrative journey. But always beware of the perils of big-city life that might leave you imprisoned in a dark dungeon with nary a Prince Charming in sight.

Kathryn in the city /
ISBN: 1592400302. OCLC Number: 51559126

Gotham Books,. .

Silence and the word /
ISBN: 159021014X. OCLC Number: 895863125

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"A new collection drawing from the many areas of Mary Anne Mohanraj's work, Silence and the word includes everything from enticing erotica to Sri Lankan-American immigrant tales, from romantic poetry to provocative essays."--Page [4] of cover.

The arrangement /
ISBN: 0060781203. OCLC Number: 123115964

HarperCollins,. .

Shefali and Roshan embark on a sham marriage to appease their traditional Sri Lankan parents and to hide the fact that Roshan is gay, but their relationship becomes complicated when Roshan falls in love and Shefali decides that she wants a baby.

The best of Strange horizons :
ISBN: 1590210360. OCLC Number: 58460332

Lethe Press,. .

The classics professor /
ISBN: 1592400310. OCLC Number: 52040243

Gotham Books,. .

Torn shapes of desire :
ISBN: 1885876033. OCLC Number: 36755400

Intangible Assets Manufacturing,. .

Wet :
ISBN: 0609808974. OCLC Number: 49512250

Three Rivers Press,. .