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nancy-kricorian's picture
Dec.08.2013
As Zabelle's family assembles for her funeral in present-day Massachusetts, it becomes clear that her children hardly knew her. But as this alternatively comic and heartbreaking novel unfolds--beginning with Zabelle's survival of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Turkey and her subsequent...
christine-schulze's picture
Jul.18.2010
Zale. Gauthier. Varden. These three dynasties... They all sound like something out of an ancient, oriental myth or fairy tale. The concept of human...more Zale. Gauthier. Varden. These three dynasties... They all sound like something out of an ancient, oriental myth or fairy tale....
shobhan-bantwal's picture
May.28.2009
THE DOWRY BRIDE tells the poignant and explosive story of a young bride victimized by India’s controversial Dowry System and Arranged Marriage. Caught between tradition and the truths buried in her heart, a dowry bride will discover the real cost of the only things worth having in life… "...
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Dec.27.2007
Desirable Daughters, by the prolific writer Bharati Mukherjee, whose short story collection The Middleman won the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award, is a masterful meditation on marriage and family ties. It begins on a fantastic note: on a winter night in an east Bengali village in 1879, the...