The Story Hour
Publish date: August 19th 2014
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I have always been fascinated by this intersection of gender and class--how the lives of women from the working class and the middle-class seemed at once so connected and so removed from each other.- Thrity Umrigar The Story Hour is a compelling, close examination of the lives of two quite differe...
The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar is story of two women who are more than just doctor and patient but not quite friends either. Maggie ends up as Lakshmi's psychologist after Lakshmi attempts suicide. Through alternating chapters in their voices, we learn of Maggie's and Lakshmi's stories. For a vari...
Storytelling and helping others was what Lakshmi did best along with her cooking and work ethics. Her life was a story to tell, and she had Maggie to listen and to learn from her stories. THE STORY HOUR takes the reader through the lives of Lakshmi and Maggie...one the patient and one the doctor. ...
I received this book from the firstreads program.This story is mainly a web of relationships. Two very different marriages and the friendship between the two women (Maggie and Lakshmi) who start as psychologist-patient. These relationships are the stars of the show, and Umrigar does a good job dev...
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