Queen of Dreams

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Wheeler Publishing, 2005 - Fiction - 431 pages
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Rakhi, a young artist and divorced mother living in Berkeley, California, is struggling to keep her footing with her family and with a world in alarming transition. Her mother is a dream teller, born with the ability to share and interpret the dreams of others. This gift fascinates Rakhi but also isolates her from her mother's past. Rakhi's solace comes in the discovery, after her mother's death, of her dream journals, which open the long-closed door to her past.Available only in Wheeler Hardcover 6.

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Rakhi is an artist and single mother in Berkeley, CA. Her mother is a dream-teller, one who has the ability to see and to interpret the dreams of others. As a child, Rakhi idolizes her mother, but ... Read full review

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Reading Chitra Divakaruni is a delight. Using powerful, lush and rich language that is particular to Amerindian authors she has created a plot imbued with the gallery of evolving round characters and besprinkled with layers and layers of metaphors
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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni was born in India and later moved to the United States to attend college. She earned a M. A. at Wright State University and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Divakaruni held many odd jobs until she was able to become an accomplished writer. She was the president of MAITRI, a crisis hotline for female South Asian victims of domestic abuse, and is currently a professor at Foothill College in California. Her works have been recognized in more than 50 magazines and 30 anthologies. She also has been awarded two PEN Syndicated Fiction Project Awards, a Pushcart Prize, and the Allen Ginsberg Poerty Prize. Divakaruni's books include Arranged Marriage and The Mistress of Spices. Her Title One Amazing Thing made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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