9788129100955

DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS

by BHARATI MUKHERJEE

  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 320 pages
  3. Date: 2003

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Desirable Daughters is set in America and India equally. It is both the portrait of a traditional Brahmin Indian family and a contemporary story of an American woman who has in many ways broken with the tradition but still remains tied to her native country. An intricate mystery that unfolds throughout this compelling novel, it creates both intrigue and suspense but also initiates a quest for identity.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Bharati Mukherji is the author of five novels, two non-fiction books and two collections of short stories, including The Middleman and Other Stories, for which she won the National Book Critics Award. She is a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.