Ode to Lata: A Novel

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Really Great Books, 2002 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Ali, an East Indian from Kenya living in Los Angeles, finds a culture clash as he tries to come to terms with his gay lifestyle and deal with a visit from his mother.

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Ali is a fairly complex bundle of doubts and neuroses. A native of Kenya but of Indian heritage, he is a banker making a decent living in Los Angeles but also a gay man stumbling through a variety ... Read full review

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Very insightful and beautifully written. A must-read. Read full review

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Los Angeles-based writer Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Ode to Lata. HiS interview and reading from the book were broadcast on NPR, BBC and the international gay and lesbian radio magazine, This Way Out.

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