An American Brat

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Penguin Books India, 1993 - Domestic fiction - 327 pages
23 Reviews
Bapsi Sidhwa S Brilliant Fourth Novel Chronicles The Adventures Of A Young Pakistani Girl In America With An Enormously Satisfying Story And Characters&

The Extended Family Of Feroza Ginwalla, A Lively And Temperamental Girl, Agonizes Over The Decision To Send Her To America For A Three-Month Holiday. This Act Of Apparent Audacity Arises From Concern Over Feroza S Conservative Attitudes, Which Stem From Pakistan S Rising Tide Of Fundamentalism.

Feroza S Chaperone In America, An Uncle Only Six Years Her Senior, Is Her Guide, Friend, And The Bane Of Her Existence. Her Relationship And Adventures Shape Her Alternatively Hilarious And Terrifying Perceptions Of The Us. Feroza S Family In Pakistan, Meanwhile, Is In Delicious Turmoil Over The Possibility That American Ways Will Ruin Her&
  

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Very cool depiction of America. - Goodreads
IT GIVES AN INSIGHT OF LIVING ABROAD... - Goodreads
The only character development was very cliche. - Goodreads

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Simply put, the book does give an accurate description of the mindset of a newly arrived Pakistani youngster in a foreign land, and their sudden sense of freedom (especially considering that it's the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
17
Section 3
25
Section 4
52
Section 5
66
Section 6
85
Section 7
96
Section 8
108
Section 14
179
Section 15
191
Section 16
206
Section 17
225
Section 18
234
Section 19
259
Section 20
273
Section 21
284

Section 9
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Section 10
123
Section 11
137
Section 12
159
Section 13
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Section 22
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Section 23
309
Section 24
319
Section 25
327
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