Exploring the secrets and complexities lying at the heart of family life and relationships, a collection of eight stories includes the title work, about a young mother in a new city whose father tends her garden while hiding a secret love affair.
Jhumpa Lahiri's exquisite short stories deal with the subtle dramas, crises, and occasional tragedies of Bengali immigrants attempting to assimilate and thrive in America. Selected as one of the New York Times 10 Best Books of 2008 and by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book of 2008.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Peoples + Cultures, Types of Characters, General, Literary Genres + Types of Novels