The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri  The story is about love, respect but most of all about finding oneself.  #indian #books

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri The story is about love, respect but most of all about finding oneself. #indian #books

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American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

On the heels of their arranged wedding, Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli settle together in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When their son is born, the task of naming him betrays the vexed results of bringing old ways to the new world. Lahiri brings great empathy to Gogol as he stumbles along the first-generation path, strewn with conflicting loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs.  Call #: Fic LAH

On the heels of their arranged wedding, Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli settle together in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When their son is born, the task of naming him betrays the vexed results of bringing old ways to the new world. Lahiri brings great empathy to Gogol as he stumbles along the first-generation path, strewn with conflicting loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs. Call #: Fic LAH

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri - Another great novel that I read for class. Deals with cultural identity as an Indian family tries to assimilate into American culture. Beautiful story telling by Ms. Lahiri. You should definitely add it to your "must read" list.

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri - Another great novel that I read for class. Deals with cultural identity as an Indian family tries to assimilate into American culture. Beautiful story telling by Ms. Lahiri. You should definitely add it to your "must read" list.

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American Author. Her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies, won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. #WomenWhoInspire

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American Author. Her debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies, won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. #WomenWhoInspire

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (2003) | 17 Books That Perfectly Capture The Immigrant Experience

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (2003) | 17 Books That Perfectly Capture The Immigrant Experience

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