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Secret daughter

Author: Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interweaves the stories of a baby girl in India, the American doctor who adopted her, and the Indian mother who gave her up in favor of a son, as two families, one in India, the other in the United States, are changed by the child that connects them. Somer's life is everything she imagined it would be, she has newly married and has started her career as a physician in San Francisco, until she makes the devastating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Domestic fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shilpi Somaya Gowda
ISBN: 9780061922312 0061922315 9780061974304 0061974307 9780061928352 0061928356
OCLC Number: 419858751
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Interweaves the stories of a baby girl in India, the American doctor who adopted her, and the Indian mother who gave her up in favor of a son, as two families--one in India, the other in the United States--are changed by the child that connects them.
1st ed.
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Description: 346 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Shilpi Somaya Gowda.
Local System Bib Number:
.b27567576

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In a tiny hut in rural India, Kavita gives birth to Asha. Unable to afford the luxury of raising a daughter, her husband forces Kavita to give the baby up-a decision that will haunt them both for the  Read more...
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"Gowda has masterfully portrayed two families... linked by a powerful, painful tie that complicates their lives... A thought-provoking examination of the challenges of being a woman in America and in Read more...

 
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