The Resource Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Before we visit the goddess
Title
Before we visit the goddess
Statement of responsibility
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The daughter of a poor baker in rural Bengal, India, Sabitri yearns to get an education, but her family's situation means college is an impossible dream. Then an influential woman from Kolkata takes Sabitri under her wing, but her generosity soon proves dangerous after the girl makes a single, unforgiveable misstep. Years later, Sabitri's own daughter, Bela, haunted by her mother's choices, flees abroad with her political refugee lover-- but the America she finds is vastly different from the country she'd imagined. As the marriage crumbles and Bela is forced to forge her own path, she unwittingly imprints her own child, Tara, with indelible lessons about freedom, heartbreak, and loyalty that will take a lifetime to unravel."--
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1956-
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Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • East Indians
  • Families
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781476792002
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015041714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 203538
  • 5545066
Label
Before we visit the goddess, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781476792002
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015041714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 203538
  • 5545066

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