Arranged Marriage is an anthology of short stories from the bestselling author of Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
Summary of the Book
Arranged Marriage is a collection of short stories which spent five weeks on the San Francisco Chronicle bestseller list. The stories are all based on female protagonists who are hopelessly trapped in bad marriages. The book comprises of eleven stories – The Bats, Clothes, Silver Pavements, Golden Roofs, The Word Love, A Perfect Life, The Maid’s Servant Story, The Disappearance, Doors, The Ultrasound, Affair and Meeting Mrinal. This book will make for an engaging and riveting read.
About Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an Indian-American author, poet and a professor of writing at the Houston Creative Writing Program. The author’s works are largely set in India and America and majorly focus on the experiences of Indian immigrants. She completed her BA from Calcutta University and later went to the US to attend Wright State University, where she received a Master's degree. She completed her PhD in English from the University of California. She has authored several books including The Mistress of Spices, Sister of My Heart, The Conch Bearer, One Amazing Thing and We Too Sing America, among others.
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12 Nov, 2012