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No one can pronounce my name : a novel

Satyal, Rakesh, author.,
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First edition.

"In a suburb outside Cleveland, a community of Indian Americans has settled into lives that straddle the divide between Eastern and Western cultures. For some, America is a bewildering and alienating place where coworkers can't pronounce your name but will eagerly repeat the Sanskrit phrases from their yoga class. Harit, a lonely Indian immigrant in his mid-forties, lives with his mother who can no longer function after the death of Harit's sister, Swati. In a misguided attempt to keep both himself and his mother sane, Harit has taken to dressing up in a sari every night to pass himself off as his sister. Meanwhile, Ranjana, also an Indian immigrant in her mid-forties, has just seen her only child, Prashant, off to college. Worried that her husband has begun an affair, she seeks solace by writing paranormal romances in secret. When Harit and Ranjana's paths cross, they begin a strange yet necessary friendship that brings to light their own passions and fears"--

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Naples Library FIC SAT (Text)
Adult Fiction
52124300324881
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Newark Public Library FIC SAT (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300792563
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10/04/2017
Phelps Library Fic Sat (Text)
Adult Fiction
52143100385298
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC SAT (Text)
Adult New Materials
31846002738580
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