The possibility of change, of starting anew, in this stunning beautiful and poignant collection of short stories, is at once terrifying and filled with promise.For those Indian-born women living new lives in America, independence is a mixed blessing.It means walking the tightrope between old treasured beliefs and surprising newfound desires, and understanding the emotions which that conflict brings.Together these stories create a tapestry of existence as colourful, as delicate and as enduring as the finest silk sari.
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Review: Arranged Marriage: StoriesUser Review - Amruta - Goodreads
3.5 stars, actually! I liked this collection of short stories, threaded around the concept of arranged marriage in Indian society - typically that involving migration to the US. The stories are quite ... Read full review
Review: Arranged Marriage: StoriesUser Review - Joan - Goodreads
This book is a collection of short stories that have a common cultural theme. They elucidate the experience of Indian-American immigrant experience, from the point of view of Bengali women in arranged marriages. The stories are intimate, expertly crafted, and a joy to read. Read full review