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The Resource Marriage of a thousand lies, SJ Sindu

Marriage of a thousand lies, SJ Sindu

Label
Marriage of a thousand lies
Title
Marriage of a thousand lies
Statement of responsibility
SJ Sindu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Lakshmi, called Lucky, is an unemployed millennial programmer. She likes to dance, to have a drink or two, and she makes art on commission. Fifty bucks gets you high-resolution digital images of anything you want (orcs, mermaids, cos-playing couples in sexy boudoir scenes) and a nice frameable print. Lucky's husband, Krishna, is an editor for a greeting card company. Both are secretly gay. They present their conservative Sri Lankan-American families with a heterosexual front, while each dates on the side. When Lucky's grandmother has a nasty fall, Lucky returns to her mother's home to act as caretaker and unexpectedly reconnects with her childhood best friend and first lover, Nisha. Nisha has agreed to an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't know, but finds herself attracted to her old friend. The attraction is mutual and Lucky tries to save Nisha from entering a marriage based on a lie. But does Nisha really want to be saved? And what does Lucky want, anyway? It doesn't always get better. To live openly means that Lucky would lose most of the community she was born into--a community she loves, an irreplaceable home. As Lucky, an outsider no matter what choices she makes, is pushed to the breaking point, Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a moving exploration of friendship, family, and love, shot through with humor and loss"--
Summary
A married man and woman in India who hide their gay orientations from their conservative families find their arrangement compromised when one of them returns home to care for a family member, only to reconnect with a beloved ex whose marriage to a heterosexual stranger has been arranged
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565241
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sindu, SJ
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lesbians
  • Marriage
  • Sri Lankans
  • Immigrant families
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Immigrant families
  • Lesbians
  • Marriage
  • Sri Lankans
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Marriage of a thousand lies, SJ Sindu
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
Control code
ocn959033121
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781616957902
Lccn
2016047187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959033121
Label
Marriage of a thousand lies, SJ Sindu
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959033121
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781616957902
Lccn
2016047187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959033121

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