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The Namesake

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With a new afterword from Jhumpa Lahiri, a new edition of the contemporary classic.
"Dazzling...An intimate, closely observed family portrait."—The New York Times
"Hugely appealing."—People Magazine
"An exquisitely detailed family saga."—Entertainment Weekly
Meet the Ganguli family, new arrivals from Calcutta, trying their best to become Americans even as they pine for home. The name they bestow on their firstborn, Gogol, betrays all the conflicts of honoring tradition in a new world—conflicts that will haunt Gogol on his own winding path through divided loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs.
In The Namesake, the Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri brilliantly illuminates the immigrant experience and the tangled ties between generations.


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Publisher: HMH Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 1, 2004

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547429311
  • Release date: September 1, 2004

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780547429311
  • File size: 3533 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2004

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Kindle Book
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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1140
Text Difficulty:8-9

With a new afterword from Jhumpa Lahiri, a new edition of the contemporary classic.
"Dazzling...An intimate, closely observed family portrait."—The New York Times
"Hugely appealing."—People Magazine
"An exquisitely detailed family saga."—Entertainment Weekly
Meet the Ganguli family, new arrivals from Calcutta, trying their best to become Americans even as they pine for home. The name they bestow on their firstborn, Gogol, betrays all the conflicts of honoring tradition in a new world—conflicts that will haunt Gogol on his own winding path through divided loyalties, comic detours, and wrenching love affairs.
In The Namesake, the Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri brilliantly illuminates the immigrant experience and the tangled ties between generations.


Expand title description text