For matrimonial purposes (Heftet)


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 277
Forlag: Plume
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780452285521
Kategori: Romaner
Omtale For matrimonial purposes
Anju wants a husband. Equally important, her entire family wants Anju to have a husband. Her life in Bombay, where a marriage can be arranged in a matter of hours, is almost solely devoted to this quest, with her anxious mother hauling her from holy site to holy site in order to consult and entreat swamis and astrologers. As Anju's twenties slip away, she's fast becoming a spinster by her culture.s standards. Only then is she able to persuade her parents to allow her to move to New York, where, she hopes, she will not be viewed as a failure.

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