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- DescriptionTHE ACCLAIMED NOVEL THAT BRIDGES MODERN AMERICA AND HISTORICAL INDIA The saga of Tara Chatterjee continues in this sequel to Desirable Daughters, penned by the award-winning Bharati Mukherjee. Bharati Mukherjee is well kwn for her elegant, evocative prose and vivid characters, influenced by ancient customs and tradition but very much rooted in modern times. In the sequel to Desirable Daughters, she continues the story of Tara Chaterjee, descendant of the Tree Bride, as she tries to hold her family together and research her ancestry. According to legend, at the age of five Tara Lata married a tree and eventually emerged as a nationalist freedom fighter. In piecing together her ancestor's transformation from a docile Bengali Brahmin girl-child into an impassioned organiser of resistance against the British Raj, the modern Tara uncovers connections and coincidences that resonate back and forth through time and across continents.
- Author BiographyBharati Mukherjee is the author of seven novels, including The Tree Bride (also available from Turnaround). She won the National Book Critics Circle Award for a collection of short fiction, The Middleman and Other Stories.
- Author(s)Bharati Mukherjee
- Date of Publication01/09/2005
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight363 g
- Width128 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine18 mm
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