America for Beginners: A Novel

ῲ Free Hardcover @America for Beginners: A Novel Ό Kindle Ebook Author Leah Franqui ’ ῲ Free Hardcover @America for Beginners: A Novel Ό Kindle Ebook Author Leah Franqui ’ An Best Book of July 2018 America for Beginners is a road trip novel that follows an unlikely trio of characters as they travel across the United States together, and its everything you would want it to be funny, heartwarming, sad and illuminating Pival Sengupta, a wealthy Indian widow, has never left Kolkata, but upon her husbands death she decides to travel to America to find out the truth about her estranged son, Rahi, whom she and her husband abandoned when they learned he was gay Satya is her tour guide, a young Bangladeshi immigrant, and Rebecca is her female companion for propriety sake , a sprite young American woman trying to make it as an actress Though they couldnt be different, the three form an enduring bond as they travel from New York to Niagara Falls, New Orleans and finally to Californiaall the while learning from one another about the different ways to view the world and to experience it Throughout the novel, Leah Franqui explores the power of heartbreak, family, and what it means to move onfrom a loved one, a country and the past America for Beginners is absorbing and alive and will make you laugh, cry and think about what it means to belong Al WoodworthI lovedthis beautiful, deeply human tale Exquisitely written with humor and tenderness, this novel is a perceptive exploration of prejudice, cultural differences, the American dream, and ultimately, the kindness and love that binds us alla timely reminder of lifes profound possibilities when we open our hearts This is one magnificent read Amita Trasi, bestselling author of The Color of Our Sky Compassionate and funny, America For Beginners delves into the complications of family as three unlikely companions venture across a country that challenges their understanding of themselves A charming debut by a fresh new voice Brit Bennett, author of The Mothers A tender, funny, wrenching, beautifully executed tale of three lost souls who traverse the chasms of cultural, generational, and geographical divides to forge some bonds strong and true enough to withstand lifes gut punches Library Journal Starred Review Franqui deftly juggles her characters competing perspectives, mining small moments in the narrative for larger insights into cultural and personal differences This is a humorous and heartfelt excursion into the promise that America represents, to both natives and immigrants, and an emotional examination of what that promise means in practice Booklist A heartfelt novel about forgiveness and acceptance Real Simple A satisfying, heartfelt novel Franqui adroitly balances all the characters, making them distinct and refreshing Readers will be taken by this emotionally rewarding novel Publishers Weekly Complex and well drawn characters America for Beginners has somethingor someonefor everyone Washington Times 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    • Hardcover
    • America for Beginners: A Novel
    • Leah Franqui
    • English
    • 19 November 2016
    • 320 pages

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