Chitra Divakaruni

Arranged Marriage
  • Arranged Marriage

  • The possibility of change, of starting anew, in this stunning beautiful and poignant collection of short stories, is at once terrifying and filled with promise.For those Indian-born women living new lives in America, independence is a mixed blessing.It means walking the tightrope between old treasured beliefs and surprising newfound desires, and understanding the emotions which that conflict brings.Together these stories create a tapestry of existence as colourful, as delicate and as enduring as the finest silk sari.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of the Women's Prize-shortlisted The Mistress of Spices and other award-winning, bestselling books including Sister of My Heart and Arranged Marriage. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, and several of her works have been made into films and plays. Born in India, she lives in Houston with her husband and two sons.

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