A New World

A New World

Book - 2002
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A year after his divorce, Jayojit Chatterjee, an economics professor in the American Midwest, travels to his native Calcutta with his young son, Bonny, to spend the summer holidays with his parents. Jayojit is no more accustomed to spending time alone with Bonny|who lives with his mother in California|than he is with the Admiral and his wife, whose daily rhythms have become so synchronized as to become completely foreign to their son. Together, the unlikely foursome struggles to pass the protracted hours of summer, each in his or her own way mourning Jayojit|s failed marriage. And as Jayojit walks the bustling streets of Calcutta, he finds himself not only caught between clashing memories of India and America, but also between different versions of his life, revisiting lost opportunity, realized potential, and lingering desire.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Internationl, 2002, ©2000.
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 9780375724800
Branch Call Number: FIC CHAUDHURI, AMIT
Characteristics: 191 pages ; 21 cm


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