Banerjee Divakaruni, Chitra Vine Of Desire

ISBN 13: 9780349115849

Vine Of Desire

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9780349115849: Vine Of Desire

THE VINE OF DESIRE is the story of Anju and Sudha, two young women far from Calcutta, the city of their childhood, and who after a year of living separate lives are rekindling their friendship in America. The deep-seated love they feel for each other provides the support each of them needs. It gives Anju the strength to pick up the pieces of her life after a miscarriage, and Sudha the confidence to make a life for herself and her baby daughter, Dayita - without her husband. The unlikely relationships they form with men and women in the world outside the immigrant Indian community as well as their families in India profoundly transform them, forcing them to question the central assumptions of their lives, especially when they must confront the deeply passionate feelings that Anju's husband has for Sudha. THE VINE OF DESIRE is a novel of extraordinary depth and sensitivity. Through the eyes of people caught in the clash of cultures, Divakaruni reveals the rewards and the perils of breaking free from the past and the complicated, often contradictory emotions that shape the passage to independence.

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... besides elegance and delight, we can also find wisdom here ( Ha Jin, author of WAITING)

Chitra Divakaruni is a brilliant storyteller; she illuminates the world with her artistry; and shakes the reader with her love ( Junot Díaz, author of DROWN)

Deft satirical touches adorn a story of the human heart which, while carrying complete conviction throughout leads the reader to some unexpected places. ( SUNDAY TELEGRAPH)

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* A beautifully written Indian family saga, THE VINE OF DESIRE is a novel of extraordinary depth and sensitivity.

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Banerjee Divakaruni, Chitra
Editore: Abacus (2003)
ISBN 10: 0349115842 ISBN 13: 9780349115849
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Descrizione libro Abacus, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0349115842

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