Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

By Tanuja Desai Hidier

Tanuja Desai Hidier's beautifully acclaimed cross-cultural debut involves PUSH!

(Originally released in 2002)

Dimple Lala doesn't comprehend what to imagine. Her mom and dad are from India, and she's spent her complete lifestyles resisting their traditions. Then unexpectedly she will get to school and every thing Indian is fashionable. To make issues worse, her mom and dad set up for her to satisfy a "suitable boy." after all it doesn't cross good — until eventually Dimple is going to a membership and unearths him spinning a mystical net . unexpectedly the ideal boy is acceptable due to his sheer unsuitability. issues take place. this can be a humorous, considerate tale approximately discovering your middle, discovering your tradition, and discovering your house in America.

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