Mangoes on the Maple Tree

Mangoes on the Maple Tree

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qWhat I found most enjoyable about this novel is that it steers clear of stereotypes about Indian immigrant families. The Bhaves and the Moghes are refreshingly different from some families that inhabit the world of diasporic fiction. There are no daughters being threatened with arranged marriages, no authoritarian parents, and no weepy sentimentality about the land left behind.q-(Nalini Iyer, on SAWNET Book Pages) qThis is the story of two families that not only dive deep into dangerous waters, but surface and live to tell the tale.q-(Michelle Reale in Rain Taxi Online) qA hymn to the joys and sorrows of family, in the best, most inclusive sense of the word.q Andreas SchroederShe brought out her lace tablecloth, hand-crocheted in fine silk cotton by refugee Sindhi women who fifty years ago had ... Those women had so little sense of color coordination or finesse in their patterns; she could vividly recall the jarringanbsp;...

Title:Mangoes on the Maple Tree
Author:Uma Parameswaran
Publisher:iUniverse - 2006-07


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