House of Waiting
House of Waiting is a sweeping, lyrical novel that charts the stormy marriage between a sheltered New York woman of Orthodox Jewish parentage and a charismatic Indo-Caribbean man, drawn together by their passion and a shared sense of being outsiders in 1950s America. When he is drawn back to his native British Guyana, in the throes of political tumult, she creates her own community with his friends in a summer house in upstate New York.
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