Stealing the Ambassador (Paperback)
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Stealing the Ambassador (Paperback)

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Paperback 290 Pages / Published: 03/02/2003
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Stealing the Ambassador showcases an astonishing new talent that captures the clashing dynamics of family and cultures with a power that will remind readers of Zadie Smith's White Teeth and Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning Interpreter of Maladies. Twenty-three-year-old Rajiv Kothari is caught between two formidable men: a father who believed success and freedom could be found only in America and a grandfather who fought to guarantee such ideals in India, their homeland. As the stories of each generation unfold, Stealing the Ambassador illuminates the interplay between the forces of history and family ties. A beautifully rendered depiction of the immigrant experience, Stealing the Ambassador is also an unforgettable portrait of the tortured yet loving relationships between fathers and sons.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780743214308
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Chicago Tribune Elegantly written and keenly imagined...an admirable debut.
Jean Plunkett The Providence Sunday Journal [A] beautiful first novel....The writing is stunning.
Corinna Lother The Washington Times Mr. Parekh has captured the essence of the hope and loneliness of the immigrant experience, the prejudices encountered and the idiosyncrasies of transplanted life. He writes with satiric wit and tender melancholy. His narrative is alive with well-observed truth.
The Baltimore Sun A remarkable first novel...Rich with insights about the experience of immigration and the bonds of family, Parekh's novel is a lyrical, heartfelt achievement.

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