Franklin

America for beginners / Leah Franqui.

Author/Creator:
Franqui, Leah author.
Publication:
New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
310 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Widows -- Fiction.
East Indians -- United States -- Fiction.
Women travelers -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
East Indians.
Mothers and sons.
Widows.
Women travelers.
United States.
Local subjects:
East Indians -- United States -- Fiction. (search)
Women travelers -- Fiction. (search)
Widows -- Fiction. (search)
Mothers and sons -- Fiction. (search)
Form/Genre:
Novels.
Fiction.
Novels.
Road fiction.
Summary:
A widow from India travels to California to learn the truth about what happened to the son who was declared dead shortly after he revealed his sexual orientation to their traditional family.
Recently widowed Pival Sengupta books a trip Kolkota to New York and then on a cross-country journey to California, where she hopes to uncover the truth about her beloved son, Rahi. A year ago Rahi told his parents he was gay. As far as her husband Ram was concerned, Rahi died that day. But the tour guide, Satya, has never left the five boroughs. And the two will be accompanied by Rebecca Elliot, a young actress, is along for the ride as a chaperone. The women come to see America-- and themselves-- in different and profound new ways. -- adapted from jacket.
ISBN:
9780008229146
0008229147
9780062668752
0062668757
OCLC:
987738411