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You bring the distant near

Author: Mitali Perkins
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perkins, Mitali, author.
You bring the distant near
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017
(DLC) 2017028520
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitali Perkins
ISBN: 9780374304904 0374304904
OCLC Number: 964333473
Description: 303 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mitali Perkins.

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From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.

Ranee worries that her children are losing their Indian culture. Sonia is wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair. Tara seeks the limelight to hide her true self. Shanti desperately tries to make peace in the family. Anna fights to preserve Bengal tigers and her Bengali identity. As each Das woman decides which Bengali traditions to uphold in America, one hard truth remains: some scars take generations to heal.

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