Motherland by Vineeta Vijayaraghavan PDF

By Vineeta Vijayaraghavan

ISBN-10: 1439558043

ISBN-13: 9781439558041

ISBN-10: 1569472831

ISBN-13: 9781569472835

during this quiet yet attractive debut novel, an American youngster spends the summer time along with her kinfolk in southern India and earnings new perception into her prior, her family members and her history. Born in Kerala, Maya spent the 1st 4 years of her existence there, cared for typically through her grandmother, Ammamma, till she was once despatched to reside along with her mom and dad in long island. At 15, together with her mom and dad' marriage present process a coarse patch, she is distributed again to India to stick with her Aunt Reema and Uncle Sanjay, their 10-year-old daughter, Brindha, and Ammamma at their condo within the tea hills above Coimbatore. it has been years for the reason that Maya came around, and this time she is keenly conscious of cultural alterations: the various spheres of fellows and ladies and the patience of the caste process. She feels stifled by way of the attentions of Ammamma and green with envy of the time she needs to spend with the previous lady. while Maya suffers an coincidence whereas lots of the family members is away, she and Ammamma develop nearer, and Maya learns a hidden kinfolk truth. yet purely while Ammamma falls unwell and the total family members gathers, together with Maya's mom and dad from big apple, does Maya start to understand extra deeply the complexities of relationships.

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