A Novel

Jhumpa Lahiri
eISBN-13: 9780547429311

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri brilliantly illuminates the immigrant experience and the tangled ties between generations. Namesake is a fine-tuned, intimate, and deeply felt novel of identity from “a writer of uncommon elegance and poise.” (The New York Times) Meet the Ganguli family, new arrivals from Calcutta, trying their best to become Americans even as they pine for home. The name they bestow on their firstborn, Gogol, betrays all the conflicts of honoring tradition in a new world ??—?? conflicts that will haunt Gogol on his own winding path through divided loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs. "Dazzling...An intimate, closely observed family portrait."??—??The New York Times "Hugely appealing."??—??People Magazine "An exquisitely detailed family saga."??—??Entertainment Weekly

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ISBNs 9780547429311, 9780358062684, 0547429312, 9780395927212, 0618485228
Language eng
Number of Pages 304