You bring the distant near /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.Edition: First edition.Description: 303 pages : illustration ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780374304904 (hardcover).Subject(s): Family life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction | East Indian Americans -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- FictionSummary: From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.
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Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture--for better or worse. Fans of Nicola Yoon's The Sun Is Also a Star will find a lot to love in this literary tour de force.From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair to a granddaughter social-activist fighting to preserve Bengali tigers, Perkins weaves together the threads of a family growing into an American identity.Here is a sweeping story of five women at once intimately relatable and yet entirely new.
From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.