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The Resource The abundance : a novel, Amit Majmudar

The abundance : a novel, Amit Majmudar

Label
The abundance : a novel
Title
The abundance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amit Majmudar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A luminous, bittersweet novel of India and the American midwest, immigrants and their first-generation children, and the power of cooking to bridge the gulfs between them. When Mala and Ronak learn that their mother has only a few months to live, they are reluctantly pulled back into the midwestern world of their Indian immigrant parents--a diaspora of prosperous doctors and engineers who have successfully managed to keep faith with the old world while claiming the prizes of the new. More successfully than their children--equally ill at ease with Holi and Christmas, bhaji and barbecue, they are mysteries to their parents and themselves. In the short time between diagnosis and deterioration, Mala sets about learning everything she can about her mother's art of Indian cooking. Perfecting the naan and the raita, the two confront their deepest divisions and failures and learn to speak as well as cook. But when Ronak hits upon the idea of selling their experience as a book and a TV documentary, India and America, immigrant and native-born are torn as never before
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10169719
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Majmudar, Amit
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indian Americans
  • Children of immigrants
  • Families
  • Cooking
Target audience
adult
Label
The abundance : a novel, Amit Majmudar
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
917357
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780805096583
Lccn
2012027368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805096583
  • (OCoLC)796756404
Label
The abundance : a novel, Amit Majmudar
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
917357
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780805096583
Lccn
2012027368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805096583
  • (OCoLC)796756404

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