Jasmine Vijh, widowed in India at 17, flees to America. This is the story of her daring travels, her painful yet exhilarating cross-cultural metamorphosis and, eventually, the home she finds in Iowa where she accepts how inextricably her fate has become part of America's.
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Review: JasmineUser Review - Aphelion - Goodreads
I was recommended this book following a lecture series on US-Indian literature, and unfortunately, it does not live up to its hype. A young Indian widow's quest to fulfill her late husband's will by ... Read full review
Review: JasmineUser Review - Billie - Goodreads
I hadn't read this in several years and re-read it for a class I'm teaching. I had forgotten how fascinating it is and what a really classic American story it is. Jasmine is a wonderful heroine--not ... Read full review