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Girls Burn Brighter - Shobha Rao
Girls Burn Brighter
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A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime friendship between two girls who are driven apart but never stop trying to find one another again.When Poornima first meets Savitha, she feels something she thought she lost for good when her mother died:... show more
A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime friendship between two girls who are driven apart but never stop trying to find one another again.When Poornima first meets Savitha, she feels something she thought she lost for good when her mother died: hope. Poornima's father hires Savitha to work one of their sari looms, and the tw
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ISBN: 9781250074256
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
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4.5 Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
The debut novel of Shobha Rao, 'Girls Burn Brighter' is a revelation. Rao has released a collection of short stories before this and won the Katherine Ann Porter prize and is no novice. This novel was startling, complex, and illuminated a world I'm shamed to have not thought much about. That has cha...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
2.5
Girls burn brighter by Rao_ Shobha Book starts out with a girl that is born and raised in India and her mother dies. The father over time hires another woman to come and tend to the looms.Girl is now sent out to get married-her family paid another. Enjoyed learning of the spices involved and how imp...
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