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The storyteller's secret : a novel / Sejal Badani.

By: Badani, Sejal [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Seattle : Lake Union Publishing, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 390 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781503949089; 1503949087; 9781542048279; 1542048273.Other title: Story teller's secret.Subject(s): East Indian Americans -- Fiction | Women journalists -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Grandmothers -- Fiction | Miscarriage -- Fiction | Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction | India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fictionDDC classification: 813/.6 | [Fic] Summary: Nothing prepares Jaya, A New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family's past. Intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture. But it is Ravi--her grandmother's former servant and trusted confidant--who reveals the resilience, struggles, secret love, and tragic fall of Jaya's pioneering grandmother during the British occupation. Through her courageous grandmother's arrestingly romantic and heart-wrenching story, Jaya discovers the legacy bequeathed to her and a strength that, until now, she never knew was possible. -- from book jacket
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Nothing prepares Jaya, A New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family's past. Intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture. But it is Ravi--her grandmother's former servant and trusted confidant--who reveals the resilience, struggles, secret love, and tragic fall of Jaya's pioneering grandmother during the British occupation. Through her courageous grandmother's arrestingly romantic and heart-wrenching story, Jaya discovers the legacy bequeathed to her and a strength that, until now, she never knew was possible. -- from book jacket

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