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The Leaving of Things

(2013)
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Vikram is not your model Indian-American teenager. Growing up in late 1980s Wisconsin, he is rebellious, adrift, and resentful of his Indian roots. But a disastrously drunken weekend becomes a one-way ticket back to the homeland for Vikram after his outraged parents decide to pack up the family and return to India.

So begins a profound journey of culture shock, loneliness, and self-discovery as Vikram - navigating the chaos of daily Indian life and the antiquated social rules of his college - finds the confidence to explore his own creativity, reconnect with his family, and meet unforgettable new friends. Most of all, he discovers that India is his soul.... but America is his heart, the land of his destiny, leading to a once-in-a-lifetime test of courage as he sets out to chart a bold new course for his future.

    

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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
ISBN: 1-4778-2613-0 / 978-1-4778-2613-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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April 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
ISBN: 0-9884193-0-0 / 978-0-9884193-0-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bandwagon Press
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Audio Editions

November 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
ISBN: 1-4915-5237-9 / 978-1-4915-5237-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Leaving of Things
Author(s): Jay Antani
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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