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Publisher Description

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 1999 BOOKER PRIZE

Uma, the plain, spinster daughter of a close-knit Indian family, is trapped at home, smothered by her overbearing parents and their traditions, unlike her ambitious younger sister Aruna, who brings off a 'good' marriage, and brother Arun, the disappointing son and heir who is studying in America.

Across the world in Massachusetts, life with the Patton family is bewildering for Arun in the alien culture of freedom, freezers and paradoxically self-denying self-indulgence.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
October 31
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
9.7
MB

Customer Reviews

Students Opinion ,

Why would any exam board choose this!

What on earth possessed the exam board to pick such a boring, uneventful book to study for such an important time in students lives. Little to nothing happens and it is hard to stay focused on what is happening throughout the book due to its tedious nature.

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