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First Darling of the Morning
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Thrity Umrigar
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-21 - Publisher: Harper Perennial

The author describes her Bombay childhood and adolescence, in a poignant memoir that ranges from her earliest memories of her youth to her departure for the United States at the age of twenty-one, reflecting on such topics as her family life, intimate sec
The Weight of Heaven
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Thrity Umrigar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-14 - Publisher: Harper Collins

“Powerful. . . . Twisty, brimming with dark humor and keen moral insight, The Weight of Heaven packs a wallop on both a literary and emotional level. . . . Umrigar . . . is a descriptive master.” — Christian Science Monitor From Thrity Umrigar, bestselling author of The Space
The Story Hour
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Thrity Umrigar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-19 - Publisher: Harper Collins

From the critically beloved, bestselling author of The World We Found and The Space Between Us, whom the New York Times Book Review calls a “perceptive and... piercing writer,” comes a profound, heartbreakingly honest novel about friendship, family, secrets, forgiveness, and second chances. An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional
Everybody's Son
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Thrity Umrigar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-02 - Publisher: Harper

The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families—one black, one white. During a terrible heat wave
If Today Be Sweet
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Thrity Umrigar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-29 - Publisher: William Morrow

A middle-aged widow struggles to decide whether she will live in her native India or immigrate to America, where her son and his wife live in suburban Ohio and where the widow struggles with her cultural identity and need to bring happiness into the family. By the author of The