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

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The Namesake: Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among the many other awards and honors it received were the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the ...

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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.

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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri: Two generations of Bengali immigrants struggle to find fulfillment in a new homeland. Parents face the challenge of connecting to a new life far from Calcutta; children search for ways to weave Indian meaning into American success. Delicately written, with a tinge of melancholy and poignancy for the losses we all suffer - Amy Henry, aka Amy Cabernet Quilts.

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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri- Published September 1st 2004 by Mariner Books (first published September 2003)

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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.

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"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet." - <i>The Namesake,</i> Jhumpa Lahiri.

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