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Sisters of the Sari

Sisters of the Sari

(2011)
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"This compelling debut novel is a cross-cultural story of unlikely friendships, forbidden love, and families lost, and found."
Laura Fitzgerald


A debut novel about an American woman and an Indian woman who are about to dramatically change each other's lives-along with the lives of those around them.

While vacationing in India, Kiria Langdon, the opinionated and driven CEO of a major company, meets Santoshi, a former slave who now works as a cleaning lady and lives in a shelter for homeless women in Chennai. Appalled by the conditions in the shelter, Kiria becomes obsessed with the idea of building decent housing for poor working women in India. Santoshi reluctantly agrees to help, even though she thinks Kiria's ideas are too crazy to succeed.

Embarking on a rich journey of personal discovery, both women will learn invaluable lessons about themselves as they forge a powerful bond of sisterhood across the barriers of language and culture-a bond that makes anything possible.

 
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Paperback Editions

June 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Sisters of the Sari
Author(s): Brenda L Baker
ISBN: 0-451-23321-2 / 978-0-451-23321-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: NAL
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Sisters of the Sari
Author(s): Brenda L Baker
Publisher: NAL
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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