Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan

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[Download] ➵ Motherland By Vineeta Vijayaraghavan – Connecfloor.co.uk In this uiet but engaging debut novel an American teenager spends the summer with her relatives in southern India and gains new insight into her past her family and her heritage Born in Kerala Maya spDownload Motherland By Vineeta Vijayaraghavan Connecfloorcouk In this uiet but engaging debut novel an American teenager spends the summer with her relatives in southern India and gains new insight into her past her family and her heritage Born in Kerala Maya sp In this uiet but engaging debut novel an American teenager spends the summer with her relatives in southern India and gains new insight into her past her family and her heritage Born in Kerala

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Maya spent the first four years of her life there cared for mainly by her grandmother Ammamma until she was sent to live with her parents in New York At with her parents' marriage undergoing a rough patch she is sent back to India to stay with her Aunt Reema and Uncle Sanjay their year old daughter Brindha and Ammamma at their house in the tea hills above Coimbatore It's been years since Maya came to visit and this time she is keenly aware of cultural differences the dif

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MotherlandFerent spheres of men and women and the persistence of the caste system She feels stifled by the attentions of Ammamma and resentful of the time she must spend with the old woman When Maya suffers an accident while most of the family is away she and Ammamma grow closer and Maya learns a hidden family fact But only when Ammamma falls ill and the entire family gathers including Maya's parents from New York does Maya begin to comprehend deeply the complexities of relationships

10 Comments on "Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan"

  • Serafina Sands

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandI read this book straight through and cried at the end What can I say? Well written interesting characters who seem true to life for the place and time Like many books set in India it does incorporate a bit of politics but the focus is on family on the meaning of motherhood and home I will certainly be looking for other books by this author


  • Marissa

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandI read this book bc it was the local Skokie library's community read book I found learning about Indian culture and those components interesting However I didn't find the storyline to be particularly compelling I never felt like there was a strong enough plot to make me anxious to get back to reading It seemed like it was aimed at young adults and sometimes felt like it was obviously trying to teach me something I like learning new things which I did but it just felt a little forc


  • Sejal jain

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandA good friend of mine grew up with Vineeta the author so I went with her to a readingbook signing for this book I bought the book without really knowing what to expect As a young author Vineeta did a nice job portraying the book through a teenager's eyes The heartaches and joys of trying to mix two cultures and different generations together was done well


  • Kosha

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandOne of my favorites I do think its one of those books where you have to be able to connect with the story and the situation to really understand the book however because otherwise the story can seem a bit dry


  • Bob Newman

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan Motherlandhangin' with the homies in South IndiaFor non Indians MOTHERLAND might be an interesting window into a certain kind of South Indian life a ve


  • Jo

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandA good book for the younger audience about cultural conflict family conflict and growing up Perhaps a little depth would be good for older readers but it still packs an emotional punch despite being somewhat predictable


  • Mary LaPointe

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandI enjoyed learning about the cultural differences between teenage girls in India and in america I was surprised that the main character's parents sent her back to India for a minor teenage offense as they should have known what awaited her there


  • Manshui

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandThis book brings the story of the protagonist Maya who has not only one identity but a divided one In America Maya cherish her American identity hanging out with her friends and wanting to spend the summer in New York When she was forced to go to India for the summer by her parents she relearned her Indian part of her living with her family It was hard for Maya to get accustomed to two seperate worlds American and India and also accepting that she is Indian American when others view her differently such as her families and relatives Maya coming back home


  • The Book Maven

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan Motherland Motherland was a real treat For some reason I started getting interested in fiction that depicts Inida and this is the first one I have read It's a coming of age novel a pilgrimmage novel and a novel which definitely adds some diversity and ethnic voices to any collection It's about 15 year old Maya an Indian girl growing up in America She spent the first few years of her life being raised by her maternal grandmother in India and even now years later she feels conflicting loyalties and cultural influences She is sent back to India for the summer and this is the story of what happensit offers a lot of interesting information on Indian culture society and uality of life and for me brought into uestion what I consider to be Third World I loved all the details about dress and culture and appreciated the guilt and ambivalence


  • Alina

    Ebook ☆ Motherland å Paperback ä Vineeta vijayaraghavan MotherlandMotherland by Vineeta Vijayaraghavan is a novel that differs from most other books Maya the protagonist is sent off to India for the summer This is because her she got into trouble back home in New York therefore her mother thought it would be best for her Although Maya believes that her mother does not love her and since she sent her off to India when she was younger for an entire four years she has held a grudge towards her This has caused her to literally bottle up her emotions and be very cautious of her actions around her very old fashioned and traditional family She tries really hard to adjust to their life after becoming so Americanized and this is basically the conflict that she faces throughout the story Maya continuously being timid and hesitant to say what she really feels is redundant throughout the story and her character is not developed well enough in my opinion I believe that what would have made this story better is if her c