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Author Mukherjee, Oindrila, author.

Title The dream builders : a novel / Oindrila Mukherjee.

Publication Info. Portland, Oregon : Tin House, [2023]
3 holds on first copy returned of 8 copies


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  F MUKHERJEE, O.    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - ON-ORDER (not available yet)    On Order
 Enfield, Main Library - New Materials  F MUKHERJE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  MUKHERJEE, OINDRILA    DUE 02-07-23
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - New Materials  MUKHERJEE, OINDRILA    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - New Materials  NEW F MUKHERJEE, OINDRILA    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - New  F MUKHERJEE    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - New Books  NEW FIC MUKHERJEE    Check Shelf
Description 372 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "After living in the US for years, Maneka Roy returns home to India to mourn the loss of her mother and finds herself in a new world. The booming city of Hrishipur where her father now lives is nothing like the part of the country where she grew up, and the more she sees of this new, sparkling city, the more she learns that nothing--and no one--here is as it appears. Ultimately, it will take an unexpected tragic event for Maneka and those around her to finally understand just how fragile life is in this city built on aspirations. Written from the perspectives of ten different characters, Oindrila Mukherjee's incisive debut novel explores class divisions, gender roles, and stories of survival within a society that is constantly changing and becoming increasingly Americanized. It's a story about India today, and people impacted by globalization everywhere: a tale of ambition, longing, and bitter loss that asks what it really costs to try and build a dream"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes reader's guide.
Subject Social classes -- Fiction.
India -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Fiction.
Mothers -- Death -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Novels.
Domestic fiction.
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
ISBN 9781953534637 (paperback)
1953534635 (paperback)
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