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A gripping tale of adventure and searing reality, Lucky Boy gives voice to two mothers bound together by their love for one lucky boy. Sekaran has written a page-turner thats touching and all too real.-- People Heart-rending and heartwarming.Theres something for everyone in this wonderful novel.--Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE , AND LIBRARY JOURNAL In this astonishing novel, Shanthi Sekaran gives voice to the devotion and anguish of motherhood through two women bound together by their love for one boy. Soli, a young undocumented Mexican woman in Berkeley, CA, finds that motherhood offers her an identity in a world where she's otherwise invisible. When she is placed in immigrant detention, her son comes under the care of Kavya, an Indian-American wife overwhelmed by her own impossible desire to have a child. As Soli fights for her son, Kavya builds her love on a fault line, her heart wrapped around someone else's child. Exploring the ways in which dreams and determination can reshape a family, Sekaran transforms real life into a thing of beauty. From rural Oaxaca to Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto to the dreamscapes of Silicon Valley, Lucky Boy offers a moving and revelatory look at the evolving landscape of the American dream and the ever-changing borders of love.

Rayons : Littérature générale > Littérature générale

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  • Nombre de pages

    484 Pages

  • Longueur

    21.8 cm

  • Largeur

    13.8 cm

  • Poids

    390 g

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Shanthi Sekaran

  • Pays : Etats-unis
  • Langue : Anglais (etats-unis)

Shanthi Sekaran est née en Californie. Elle anime des ateliers d'écriture au California College of the Arts. Elle est membre de la Portuguese Artists Colony et de la San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Son travail a été publié par le New York Times, Best New American Voices et Canteen. Elle vit à Berkeley avec son mari et leurs deux enfants.