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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - brangwinn - LibraryThing
A sad haunting story that has come back to me as I try to sleep, hoping that Jane (as she is last known in the story does have a happily ever after life. Her bravery in leaving India where she had no future to come to America is to be cheered as is her determination to make it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - klburnside - LibraryThing
There was nothing spectacular about this book. At certain moments, I kept thinking, "oh, now it is going to get good.." but if just never panned out. Granted, I read most of it while simultaneously watching inauguration day coverage, so I wasn't fully paying attention to it. Read full review