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A Place For Us (2018)
(eBook)


Description:  400 p
ISBN/ISSN: 9781524763572,
Language:  English


Vanity Fair: "Ultimate Summer Fiction" Good Morning, America: "Best Books To Bring To the Beach This Summer" Glamour.com: "The 17 Best Books to Read This Summer" Refinery29: “Brilliant Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer” USA Today: “10 Hot Books For Summer Reading” EW.com: "This Summer's Debut Authors You Need To Know Right Now" Buzzfeed: "30 Summer Books To Get Excited About" DailyBeast: "Best Summer Beach Reads" Nylon: “46 Great Books To Read This Summer” LitHub: "Ultimate Summer Books Preview" “You'll fall for Fatima Farheen Mirza's gorgeous story of an Indian family and their estranged brother, all reunited at a wedding. Mirza's writing is like poetry as she examines just how far the bonds of family can bend.” ELISABETH EGAN, Glamour.com The first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker's new imprint, SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity, and belonging As an Indian wedding gathers a family back together, parents Rafiq and Layla must reckon with the choices their children have made. There is Hadia: their headstrong, eldest daughter, whose marriage is a match of love and not tradition. Huda, the middle child, determined to follow in her sister's footsteps. And lastly, their estranged son, Amar, who returns to the family fold for the first time in three years to take his place as brother of the bride. What secrets and betrayals have caused this close-knit family to fracture? Can Amar find his way back to the people who know and love him best? A Place for Us takes us back to the beginning of this family's life: from the bonds that bring them together, to the differences that pull them apart. All the joy and struggle of family life is here, from Rafiq and Layla's own arrival in America from India, to the years in which their children each in their own way tread between two cultures, seeking to find their place in the world, as well as a path home. A Place for Us is a book for our times: an astonishingly tender-hearted novel of identity and belonging, and a resonant portrait of what it means to be an American family today. It announces Fatima Farheen Mirza as a major new literary talent

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