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At the heart of this remarkable new novel by the award-winning author of The Middleman and Other Stories and Jasmine are issues of culture, identity, and familial loyalty. Comparable to The Joy Luck Club in its honest portrayal of the American immigrant experience, Desirable Daughters follows the diverging paths taken by three Calcutta-born sisters as they come of age in a changing world. Tara, Padma, and Parvati were born into a wealthy Brahmin family presided over by their doting father and his traditionalist mother. Intelligent and artistic, the girls are nevertheless constrained by a society with little regard for women. Their subsequent rebellion will lead them in different directions, to different continents, and through different circumstances that strain yet ultimately strengthen their relationship. Moving effortlessly between generations, Mukherjee weaves together fascinating stories of the sisters ancestors, their childhood memories, and dramatic scenes from Indias history.

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From a respected writer of fiction comes a stirring novel of three Calcutta-born women, two continents, and a perilous journey from the old world to the new.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780786865987
Author:
Mukherjee, Bharati
Publisher:
Theia
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Calcutta
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
72-67.
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.25 in 20.48 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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