Author: Bharti Mukherjee
Publication Year: 1989
Set in the 1980s, this novel is about the turbulent life of a young Indian immigrant residing in the United States. She has to change her personality and identity to keep her on the same track with the American lifestyle to survive. Her life is in constant flux as she juggles to retain her former self as well as to adapt to the new environment while dealing with the ups and downs of life as an immigrant.