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The Shape of Family by Shilpi Somaya Gowda


The Shape of Family by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Shape of Family by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
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English |




Descirption: A deeply moving story of a multi-cultural family in California: Indian mother Jaya, American father Keith, daughter Karina and son Prem. When the family is struck by tragedy, it tears the family apart, creating rifts and catapulting each off on their own journey.
Thirteen-year-old Karina is left to her own devices. Blaming herself and desperate to escape the despair that hangs like a black cloud over her childhood home, she seeks her own ways to cope until she leaves for college. But on campus, instead of liberation, she finds only loneliness and must grapple with painful experiences that send her to the edge of a breakdown. In her desperation, she joins a community garden where she seeks comfort and friendship amongst a group of young people with utopian ideals, led by the charismatic Micah. Fragile and alone, Karina is drawn to him and to the group's philosophy of living off the land. They invite her to live with them at their house called The Sanctuary and it seems...