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The Tree Bride by Bharati Mukherjee [in AsianWeek]

Tree BrideThe Tree Bride picks up where Desirable Daughters left off. Tara Chaterjee learns that she’s pregnant and under the care of a doctor with whom she shares an ancestral past. Presented with a banker’s box filled with secrets and riddles, Tara goes in search of her great-great aunt, Tara Lata, who at 5 was married to a tree when her betrothed died on the way to their wedding.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, October 8, 2004

Tidbit: Bharati Mukherjee was one of our many guests for SALTAF 2004 [South Asian Literary and Theater Arts Festival].

Readers: Adult

Published: 2004


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