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You bring the distant near

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  • Author: Perkins, Mitali
    Contributor: Listening Library; Ayyar, Priya; Bhammer, Shivali; Mathan, Sneha
    Edition: Unabridged

    This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture'for better or worse. From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair to a granddaughter social-activist fighting to preserve Bengali tigers, Perkins weaves together the threads of a family growing into an American identity. Here is a sweeping story of five women at once intimately relatable and yet entirely new. Full Cast: Sneha Mathan, as Narrator Shivali Bhammer, as Sonia Priya Ayyar, as Tara N'Jameh Camara, as Chantal Zehra Jane Naqvi, as Anna

    Original Publisher: New York, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Listening Library, [Distributed by] RBdigital
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780525530862