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The Resource No one can pronounce my name, Rakesh Satyal

No one can pronounce my name, Rakesh Satyal

Label
No one can pronounce my name
Title
No one can pronounce my name
Statement of responsibility
Rakesh Satyal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a suburb outside Cleveland, a community of Indian Americans has settled into lives that straddle the divide between Eastern and Western cultures. For some, America is a bewildering and alienating place where coworkers can't pronounce your name but will eagerly repeat the Sanskrit phrases from their yoga class. Harit, a lonely Indian immigrant in his mid-forties, lives with his mother who can no longer function after the death of Harit's sister, Swati. In a misguided attempt to keep both himself and his mother sane, Harit has taken to dressing up in a sari every night to pass himself off as his sister. Meanwhile, Ranjana, also an Indian immigrant in her mid-forties, has just seen her only child, Prashant, off to college. Worried that her husband has begun an affair, she seeks solace by writing paranormal romances in secret. When Harit and Ranjana's paths cross, they begin a strange yet necessary friendship that brings to light their own passions and fears"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Satyal, Rakesh
Dewey number
FIC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.A8228
LC item number
N63 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indian Americans
  • Suburbs
  • Families
  • Cleveland (Ohio)
Target audience
adult
Label
No one can pronounce my name, Rakesh Satyal
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1817648
Edition
First edition.
Extent
384 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781250112118
Lccn
2016058277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
BR3092637
Label
No one can pronounce my name, Rakesh Satyal
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1817648
Edition
First edition.
Extent
384 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781250112118
Lccn
2016058277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
BR3092637

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