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The Ganesha Pendant

Lakshmi Karra

In the early 70's, Indira, a young bride from Andhra Pradesh, in South India, migrates to the US with her husband Ashok. Indira truly represents a generation of early Indian immigrants who strove to blend the customs and traditions of the east and west. A deep bond is forged between them and another immigrant family hailing from the same region. Spanning over two decades, this friendship is suddenly shattered by an incident in 1997. Despite a terrible loss, years later the families reconcile with a very touching closure. Nostalgia for the old way of life, vivid imagery bringing alive the beautiful rural landscape, combined with a description of the very different social structures of both the countries serves as a backdrop. The novel moves at an easy pace with subtle humor and striking detail. Explanations and a glossary are provided to hold the readers' interest.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Authorhouse
  • Publish Date: Dec 13rd, 2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.75in - 1.17lb
  • EAN: 9781420895025
  • Categories: Sagas
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