by Bharati Mukherjee
Married at 14 and widowed by nationalist-religious violence, but guided by a keen and resolute will, Jasmine leaves India for the U.S., where brutality once again invades her life as she marries and adopts a son. Observing that ``through Jasmine's eyes we see a different America than most of us will ever encounter,' PW termed this a ``richly atmospheric, beautifully controlled novel.' Author tour.
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