Arranged Marriage: Stories by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Arranged MarriageA collection of 11 short stories about young Indian and Indian American women, some married, some single, in various stages of claiming independence from their well-meaning but suffocating families and their oppressive patriarchal heritage. Strong and determined, many of Divakaruni’s heroines establish themselves with new beliefs, new goals, and new identities in the U.S.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Adult

Published: 1995

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Filed under ..Adult Readers, .Fiction, .Short Stories, Indian American, South Asian American

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