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Shilpi Somaya Gowda

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Verk av Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Den hemliga dottern (2010) 1,849 exemplar
The Golden Son (2015) 394 exemplar
The Shape of Family: A Novel (2019) 143 exemplar
A Great Country (2024) 35 exemplar
" La famille " (2022) 2 exemplar
Geheime Tochter, Kapitel 53 (2015) 1 exemplar

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Vedertaget namn
Gowda, Shilpi Somaya
Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Gowda, Shilpi Somaya
Födelsedag
1970*12-9
Kön
female
Nationalitet
Canada
USA
Födelseort
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bostadsorter
California, USA
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Utbildning
Stanford University (MBA)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BA ∙ Economics)
Agent
Ayesha Pande (Pande Literary Agency)
Kort biografi
Shilpi Somaya Gowda was born and raised in Toronto to parents who migrated there from Mumbai. She holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She spent a summer in college as a volunteer in an Indian orphanage, which seeded the idea for her first novel, Secret Daughter. A native of Canada, she has lived in New York, North Carolina and Texas. She now lives in California with her husband and children.

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Abcdarian | 140 andra recensioner | May 18, 2024 |
This is the story of the Olander family who experience the worst possible loss when 8-year-old Prem drowns in their backyard pool, leaving his parents and older sister, Karina, devastated and guilt-ridden. The family of three grieves individually, with each lost in his/her own pain. Jaya, the mother, turns to her religion, the father turns to his career and Karina is left to find her own way. The resulting divorce further divides Karina from her parents.

This is an interesting look at a grieving family. Divorce is not unusual following the death of a child nor are the choices made by Karina that made little sense. Her choices made the latter half of the book difficult to understand, much like those who followed Charles Manson and James Jones. I thought the book was initially very well done, but disappointed in the part that followed.… (mer)
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pdebolt | 20 andra recensioner | May 4, 2024 |
A terrible book,reads like a very bad movie of the week. Not topical any longer and not in the least bit interesting. Just very bland fiction.
 
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alans | 5 andra recensioner | Apr 28, 2024 |
An interesting book about Indians living in Orange County attempting to live the American dream. Needless to say the three children become in tangled with police, school friends, and others.
 
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shazjhb | 5 andra recensioner | Apr 26, 2024 |

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Verk
6
Medlemmar
2,424
Popularitet
#10,583
Betyg
3.8
Recensioner
207
ISBN
84
Språk
9
Favoritmärkt
2

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