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Description - Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee

A portrait of a traditional Brahmin family on the brink of dissolution. Tara, the narrator, divorced from the husband she wed in an arranged marriage and transplanted to San Francisco, teeters between the India she left behind and the dizzying California she now calls home. Though separated by geography and by radically different lifestyles, Tara and her sisters - the 'desirable daughters' of the title - remain close, and when danger befalls Tara, it is her sisters and her ex-husband she turns to for help in resolving the mystery that threatens to destroy her and her family.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780786885152
ISBN-10: 0786885157
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 132mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Hyperion
Publisher: Hyperion
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati Mukherjee is the author of five novels, two non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories, including The Middleman and Other Stories, for which she won the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is a professor of English at the University of California Berkeley.

Books By Bharati Mukherjee

Tree Bride by Bharati Mukherjee
Hardback, August 2004
Leave It to Me by Bharati Mukherjee
Paperback, September 1998
Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee
Hardback, March 2002
'Middleman' and Other Stories by Bharati Mukherjee
Paperback, September 1999