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Arranged marriage : stories

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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Stories on Indian women in the U.S. In Clothes, a bride's fairy-tale vision of America is shattered when her husband who runs a convenience store is murdered and she must face the future on her own, while in The Word Love, a woman's affair with a married man ruins her relationship with her mother.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
Arranged marriage.
New York : Anchor Books, 1995
(DLC) 94037210
(OCoLC)31376686
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
ISBN: 9781409009580 1409009580
OCLC Number: 685201847
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: American Book Award, 1996
Description: 1 online resource (307 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The bats --
Clothes --
Silver pavements, golden roofs --
The word love --
A perfect life --
The maid servant's story --
The disappearance --
Doors --
The ultrasound --
Affair --
Meeting mrinal.
Responsibility: by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
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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  Read more...

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