9 edition of Desirable daughters found in the catalog.
March 12, 2003
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||320|
HIt should take nothing away from the achievements of new young writers of South Asian origin to state that Mukherjee eclipses all of them in her new novel, the highlight of her career to date. Though separated by geography and by radically different lifestyles, Tara and her sisters - the desirable daughters' of the title - remain close, and when danger befalls Tara, it is her sisters and her ex-husband she turns to for help in resolving the mystery that threatens to destroy her and her family.' /5(7).
Desirable Daughters, unsurprisingly, does not offer the moral and narrative payoff of a run-of-the-mill crime story-and not, one suspects, because Mukherjee's planning a sequel. Just as well: some chasms, once opened, are too wide and deep to cross. By the book's end, Mukherjee had left me behind, unable and unwilling to follow her any longer/5(2). Excerpt Desirable Daughters. by Bharati Mukherjee. Read a Review. Chapter 1. In the mind’s eye, a one-way procession of flickering oil lamps sways along the muddy shanko between rice paddies and flooded ponds, and finally disappears into a distant wall of impenetrable Find a Book. View all.
Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee and The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri portray the journey of self-identity through the protagonists of each novel. The central characters of both novels lose themselves by putting on fake personalities while running away from their Indian identities. This paper discusses the novel "Desirable Daughters" that belongs to that genre of American literature which deals with issues of immigrant life and cultural. Let us write or edit the book report/review on your topic "Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee" with a personal 20% discount.
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Jan 01, · Desirable Daughters book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the tradition of the Joy Luck Club, Bharati Mukherjee has w /5.
Oct 25, · The conflicting philosophies of Tara and her sisters add to the character of the book and to our understanding of the plight of immigrant groups in our country.
However "Desirable Daughters" is most effective as simply a compelling and thought provoking story/5(29).
Desirable Daughters was received to mixed reviews. The New York Times called it a “signature work” that demonstrates why Mukherjee is the “literary mother” of contemporary successful Indian women writers.
However, others called the book “frustrating” with an ending that fell short of tying the story together. Bharati Mukherjee's DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS is a brilliantly woven, thoughtful and intelligent story of three Calcutta, India-born Brahmin upper-class sisters, renowned for their beauty, brains, wealth, and privileged position in society.
Mukherjee follows their lives. Desirable Daughters was a great book based on cultural and moral values that origianted from the Indian sub-continent. A very touching and sensational story.
Guest: More than 1 year ago: Strong female character. First generation immigrant. Broke the traditional boundaries/5(9).
Desirable Daughters book review This book just was not that good. The plot was very well developed. Also, ending was very much a let-down.
The only thing I found enjoyable about this book is that it went into some detail about Indian culture and idiology, which I must admit is. This book is a definite keeper. The first book of a trilogy, "Desirable Daughters" is beautifully written, suspenseful, and thought-provoking.
The plot is far more universal than one might expect. Being one of three sisters myself, I very much identified with the main character and her sisters/5. DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS Bharati Mukherjee, Author DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS Bharati Mu $ (p) ISBN ISBN H More By and About This Author Buy this book It.
Desirable Daughters employs unusual amounts of autobiographical material in an immigrant novel of self-discovery that combines elements of fairy-tale-like myth with a suspenseful mystery-thriller. Find books like Desirable Daughters from the world’s largest community of readers.
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Bharati Mukherjee Booklist Bharati Mukherjee Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Desirable Daughters; Tara Chatterjee, divorced from her wealthy entrepreneur husband is living in San Francisco with a hippie carpenter.
She is one of three sisters from a wealthy Brahmin family from. Desirable Daughters feels strangely unbalanced, as if the author is only seeming to explore her own cultural issues.
The last part of the novel is a kind of spiritual wind-up which attempts to tie the strands of fate, sexual secrets, sexuality and female abuse together. Mukherjee (Leave It to Me,etc.) offers a striking portrait of three sisters living in two worlds: the traditional Brahmin society of upper-class Calcutta, where they were born, and the secular world of the modern West they moved to as gemhallphotography.com, who narrates, left Calcutta happily enough as a young woman and has rarely looked back.
The youngest of three daughters of a Brahmin engineer. Desirable Daughters () is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee. The sequel to this novel is The Tree Bride (). Book information. Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee.
Hardcover — ISBN (ISBN ), published in March by gemhallphotography.com: Bharati Mukherjee. What does the title mean, and who are the Desirable Daughters in this story. What do you learn about Tara and her family through the ancient story of Tara Lata Gangooly.
Examine what Tara means when she says she is "exploring the making of a consciousness No. Yours." (page 5) Discuss whether or not this is a central theme of the book. Desirable Daughters Homework Help Questions.
Who are the characters in Desirable Daughters by Bharati Mukherjee. This is a study guide The main characters in Desirable Daughters are three.
'An amazing literary feat and a masterpiece of storytelling. Once again, Bharati Mukherjee proves she is one of our foremost writers, with the literary muscles to weave both the future and the past into a tale that is singularly intelligent and provocative.' Amy Tan, on 'The Holder of the World' 'Bharati Mukherjee is writing achingly /5(2).
Oct 19, · Desirable daughters by Bharati Mukherjee,Theia edition, in English - 1st gemhallphotography.com:. "The highlight of her career to date Mukherjee bursts out as a star" (Publishers Weekly [starred review]) in her stirring novel of three women, two continents, and a perilous journey from the old world to the new--now available in paperback.
In the tradition of the Joy Luck Club, Bharati Mukherjee has written a remarkable novel that is both the portrait of a traditional Brahmin Indian 3/5(5).Desirable Daughters.
by Bharati Mukherjee. Read a Review. Chapter 1. In the mind’s eye, a one-way procession of flickering oil lamps sways along the muddy shanko between rice paddies and flooded ponds, and finally disappears into a distant wall of impenetrable Find a Book.
View all.Desirable Daughters. Hyperion Books, March Trade Paperback. Used - Good. Item # ISBN: "The highlight of her career to date Mukherjee bursts out as a star" (Publishers Weekly [starred review]) in her stirring novel of three women, two continents, and a perilous journey from the old world to the new--now available in paperback.