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The Resource Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Before we visit the goddess
Title
Before we visit the goddess
Statement of responsibility
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A beautiful, powerful new novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spies about three generations of mothers and daughters who must discover their greatest source of strength in one another--a masterful, brilliant tale of a family both united and torn apart by ambition and love. The daughter of a poor baker in rural Bengal, India, Sabitri yearns to get an education, but her family's situation means college is an impossible dream. Then an influential woman from Kolkata takes Sabitri under her wing, but her generosity soon proves dangerous after the girl makes a single, unforgiveable misstep. Years later, Sabitri's own daughter, Bela, haunted by her mother's choices, flees abroad with her political refugee lover--but the America she finds is vastly different from the country she'd imagined. As the marriage crumbles and Bela is forced to forge her own path, she unwittingly imprints her own child, Tara, with indelible lessons about freedom, heartbreak, and loyalty that will take a lifetime to unravel. In her latest novel, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the complex relationships between mothers and daughters, and the different kinds of love that bind us across generations. Before We Visit the Goddess captures the gorgeous complexity of these multi-generational and transcontinental bonds, sweeping across the twentieth century from the countryside of Bengal, India, to the streets of Houston, Texas--an extraordinary journey told through a sparkling symphony of voices"--
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1956-
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Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
Index
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Literary form
fiction
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • East Indians
  • Families
  • Families
Label
Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Publication
Control code
18855568
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9781476792002
Lccn
2015041714
Label
Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publication
Control code
18855568
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9781476792002
Lccn
2015041714

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