Mother India : a novel
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Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2018.
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9780815611066, 0815611064
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First edition.
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253 pages ; 24 cm
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English

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"'Literary, lyrical, and cuttingly satiric, Mother India is a brilliantly original novel about Jews who go to India to find transformation and eternal release from the sufferings of life. Narrated in luminous prose by Meena, a Jewish American lesbian who has claimed India as her home, the novel is vividly populated by the darkly comic universe of three generations of women along with other family members, as well as by the Indians whose world they seek to penetrate. There is Meena's religiously observant mother, Ma, whose desire to remove herself from the wheel of life plays out in a Faulknerian funeral procession and cremation on the banks of the holy river Ganges; Meena's daughter, Maya, a misunderstood child coming of age in an emotionally treacherous household; her ex-wife, Geeta, a privileged and hedonistic Indian woman who enters their world with devastating consequences; Meena's twin brother, Shmelke, a charismatic rabbi turned guru and international fugitive; and the Indian servant, Manika, whose loyalty to the family both sustains and shackles them."--,Provided by Publisher.
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Reich, T. (2018). Mother India: a novel. First edition. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Reich, Tova. 2018. Mother India: A Novel. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

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Reich, Tova, Mother India: A Novel. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2018.

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Reich, Tova. Mother India: A Novel. First edition. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2018. Print.

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