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Good Indian girls: stories
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Berkeley, CA : Soft Skull Press, c[2013].
Physical Desc:
211 pages ; 21 cm
Status:
Central
FICTION Sidhu, R.

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In twelve startling and vividly imagined stories, Ranbir Singh Sidhu overturns the lives of ordinary Indians living in America to bring us a bold debut collection, Good Indian Girls. A woman attends a de-cluttering class in search of love. A low-level, drunkard diplomat finds himself mysteriously transferred to the Consulate in San Francisco, where everyone believes he is a great, lost poet. An anthropological expedition searching for early human fossils goes disastrously wrong and the leader turns to searching for the very first sounds made by humans. The wife of a retiring Consul pays tribute to her pet python by preparing to serve him to her dinner guests. A strange skull discovered outside an orphanage results in the creation of a cult around one of the charismatic young residents. Unsettling, moving, insightful, humorous — these beautifully written stories travel between despair and redemption as they illuminate the lives of often deeply flawed characters, and mark the emergence of a major new voice in American fiction.

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In twelve startling and vividly imagined stories, Ranbir Singh Sidhu overturns the lives of ordinary Indians living in America to bring us a bold debut collection, Good Indian Girls. A woman attends a de-cluttering class in search of love. A low-level, drunkard diplomat finds himself mysteriously transferred to the Consulate in San Francisco, where everyone believes he is a great, lost poet. An anthropological expedition searching for early human fossils goes disastrously wrong and the leader turns to searching for the very first sounds made by humans. The wife of a retiring Consul pays tribute to her pet python by preparing to serve him to her dinner guests. A strange skull discovered outside an orphanage results in the creation of a cult around one of the charismatic young residents. Unsettling, moving, insightful, humorous — these beautifully written stories travel between despair and redemption as they illuminate the lives of often deeply flawed characters, and mark the emergence of a major new voice in American fiction.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Sidhu, R. S. (2013). Good Indian girls: stories. Berkeley, CA, Soft Skull Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sidhu, Ranbir Singh. 2013. Good Indian Girls: Stories. Berkeley, CA, Soft Skull Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sidhu, Ranbir Singh, Good Indian Girls: Stories. Berkeley, CA, Soft Skull Press, 2013.

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Sidhu, Ranbir Singh. Good Indian Girls: Stories. Berkeley, CA, Soft Skull Press, 2013.

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