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 - 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - niquetteb - LibraryThing
Jasmine takes on a different name wherever she goes. From India to Iowa. I do enjoy Indian writers. I have to admire her for all she's lived through and her nomadic life. I can identify with the moving and I think I long to be able to pick up and move, only under better situations. Read full review