Tamarind Mem

By: Badami, Anita Rau

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages; "Having moved to Canada from India, Kamini tries to make sense of the eccentric family she has left behind. Recounting the story of her mother's life, Kamini reveals the desires, secrets and fears that link different generations, exploring the bond between mothers and daughters." "A beautiful and brilliant portrait of two generations of women. Set in India's railway colonies, this is the story of Kamini and her mother Saroja, nicknamed Tamarind Mem due to her sour tongue. While in Canada beginning her graduate studies, Kamini receives a postcard from her mother saying she has sold their home and is travelling through India. Both are forced into the past to confront their dreams and losses and to explore the love that binds mothers and daughters everywhere."

Title: Tamarind Mem

Author Name: Badami, Anita Rau

Categories: Canada, Canadian,

Edition: 1st UK; First Printing

Publisher: London, Viking: 1997

ISBN Number: 0670874558

ISBN Number 13: 9780670874552

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 17615

Keywords: india Vancouver Mother daughter immigrants South Asia