A Good Indian Wife

May 12, 2008

Author: Anne Cherian
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: W.W. Norton

Started: 5/12/08
Completed: 5/17/08

I didn’t know much about this book when I started it. It did represent a complete sea change from the previous book I had read, though.

A Good Indian Wife follows the story of a modern Indian couple who find themselves living in California in an arranged marriage. There is a culture clash between the Indian diaspora and society back on the Indian subcontinent. It makes for an interesting examination of marriage, relationships, culture, and tradition.


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