by Thrity Umrigar
Hardcover, 317 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $25.99 |
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Befriending a young Indian woman named Lakshmi—who is suicidal, lonely, and trapped in a loveless marriage—psychologist Maggie finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.
Thrity Umrigar has authored six novels and is a professor of English at Case Western Reserve University.
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August 16, 2014 Thrity Umrigar's new novel is about two women with "a mystical connection." Lakshmi is stuck in a loveless marriage. Dr. Maggie Bose decides Lakshmi doesn't need a shrink — she needs an escape.
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