By Rakesh Satyal
Meet Kiran Sharma: lover of tune, dance, and all issues sensual; son of immigrants, social outcast, religious seeker. A boy who does not relatively comprehend his lot—until he realizes he is a god. . .
As an in basic terms son, Kiran has obligations—to excel in his reviews, to honor the deities, to discover a pleasant Indian lady, and, exceptionally, to make his mom and dad proud—standard stuff for a boy of his heritage. If merely Kiran had whatever in universal with the opposite Indian children along with the colour of his dermis. They reject him at each flip, and his cretinous public schoolmates aren't any larger. Cincinnati within the early Nineteen Nineties isn’t precisely a hotbed of cultural range, and Kiran’s not-so-well-kept secrets and techniques don’t endear him to any staff. twiddling with dolls, making a choice on ballet over basketball, taking the once a year expertise convey method too heavily. . .the very issues that make Kiran who he's additionally make him the big name of his personal own freak express. . .
Surrounded via examples of upstanding Indian Americans—in his own residence, in his temple, on the weekly events given via his mom and dad’ friends—Kiran however reveals it very unlikely to get the knack of “normalcy.” after which one fateful day, a revelation: possibly his wants aren’t too earthly, yet too divine. maybe the answer to the secret of his lifestyles has been ahead of him seeing that delivery. For Kiran Sharma, an extended, unusual journey is ready to begin—a trip so chic, so ridiculous, so painfully attractive, that it might simply bring about the reality. . .
“The most sensible fiction reminds us that humanity is way, a lot greater than our own global, our personal little fact. Blue Boy indicates us an international too humorous and unhappy and candy to be according to something however the truth.” —Chuck Palahniuk New York Times bestselling author
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Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal