This story is set in India in 1974, as Asha's father goes to America to find a new job, and she and her mother and sister move in with relatives in Calcutta. Asha, who loves tennis, privacy, and writing, is a frequent target of her aunt's criticism, while her more traditional and beautiful sister begins to receive marriage proposals,
I enjoyed this book a lot. While the ending will undoubtedly disappoint some, this book tells a unique story, and Asha is a character worth championing.
"For the rest of her life, Asha would replay what happened in that room where her father had crawled as a baby, laughed with his brother in his youth, and embraced his mother countless times."
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