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Arranged Marriage: Book by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Arranged Marriage

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ISBN: 9780552996693    Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd Year of publishing: 1997     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 320        Language: English
The possibility of change, of starting anew, in this stunning beautiful and poignant collection of short stories, is at once terrifying and filled with promise.For those Indian-born women living new lives...Read more
The possibility of change, of starting anew, in this stunning beautiful and poignant collection of short stories, is at once terrifying and filled with promise.For those Indian-born women living new lives in America, independence is a mixed blessing.It means walking the tightrope between old treasured beliefs and surprising newfound desires, and understanding the emotions which that conflict brings.Together these stories create a tapestry of existence as colourful, as delicate and as enduring as the finest silk sari.
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About the author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Born in India, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni lives near San Francisco with her husband and two children. She teaches creative writing at a local college,... Read more
Born in India, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni lives near San Francisco with her husband and two children. She teaches creative writing at a local college, and is the coordinator for a helpline for South Asian women. She is the author of several award-winning volumes of poetry, as well as Arranged Marriage, her acclaimed collection of short stories, a bestseller in America and winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Prize for fiction, an American Book Award, and the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award for fiction. She is also the author of two novels, The Mistress of Spices and Sister of My Heart.
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As irresistible as the impulse which leads her characters to surface to maturity, raising their heads above the floods of silver ignorance" The New York Times Book Review "'Ravishingly beautiflu...Read more
As irresistible as the impulse which leads her characters to surface to maturity, raising their heads above the floods of silver ignorance" The New York Times Book Review "'Ravishingly beautiflu stories...Divakaruni not only conveys emotions with stunning accuracy, she also transforms the outer world into reflections of the soul'" Booklist "'These exquisite stories entice us with the author's gift of storytelling and her characters' originality, independence and insight'" San Francisco Chronicle "'Young and old, male and female, east and west, modern and traditional, all elements blend in this exquisite collection...sensitive, elegant and beautifully descriptive'" Library Journal
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