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The Abundance

A Novel
Majmudar, Amit (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"Mala and Ronak are surprisingly less comfortable with their dual Indian and American roots than their parents, part of an immigrant community that has happily embraced the New World. Told that their mother is about to die, they return home to the Midwest, where Mala persuades Ronak that they should immerse themselves in Indian culture by learning to cook their mother's favorite recipes. Then Ronak hits upon the idea of capturing their experience in book and film, and all hell breaks loose."--Library Journal.
Authors: Majmudar, Amit
Title: The abundance
a novel
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 255 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Amit Majmudar
Summary: "Mala and Ronak are surprisingly less comfortable with their dual Indian and American roots than their parents, part of an immigrant community that has happily embraced the New World. Told that their mother is about to die, they return home to the Midwest, where Mala persuades Ronak that they should immerse themselves in Indian culture by learning to cook their mother's favorite recipes. Then Ronak hits upon the idea of capturing their experience in book and film, and all hell breaks loose."--Library Journal.
ISBN: 0805096582
9780805096583
Branch Call Number: FICTION MAJMUDAR 2013
Subject Headings: Cooking Fiction Families Fiction Children of immigrants Family relationships United States Fiction East Indian Americans Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Cooking
Families
Children of immigrants
East Indian Americans
LCCN: 2012027368
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If you like novels about food and family relationships.

Siblings Mala and Ronak return home to the Midwest, where they immerse themselves in Indian culture by learning to cook their mother's favorite recipes. Then Ronak hits upon the idea of capturing their experience in book and on film, and all hell breaks loose! -

Told that their mother is about to die, Mala and Ronak return home to the Midwest, where they immerse themselves in Indian culture by learning to cook their mother's favorite recipes. Then Ronak hits upon the idea of capturing their experience in book and film, and all hell breaks loose!


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Jun 25, 2013
  • Jane60201 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Kind of lightweight for a serious subject.

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