Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Sudha Murty

Title   Dollar Bahu

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   13 x 20 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Penguin 2007

ISBN    0143103768 / 9780143103769

Seller ID   020907

A story of how money corrupts the way people look at one another and how it can almost tear a family apart Vinuta marries Girish, a bank clerk, and starts living with his family in Bangalore. She adjusts to her new family well, looking after her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law Gouramma, not taking to heart her mother-in-law’s constant picking. But when Girish’s elder brother Chandru, who is in the US, decides to get married, Vinuta has to listen to the constant comparisons made between her and Chandru’s wife, the ‘Dollar Bahu’, whose husband earns the valuable dollars that has brought the family its recent affluence. Vinuta slowly loses her peace of mind and health. Then Gouramma decides to visit her US-based son and daughter-in-law. Once there, she sees how liberating life can be, away from the strict norms that govern Indian middle-class life. But she also begins to understand that mere dollars cannot buy the love and respect that she gets as her due back in India. Does Gouramma forge a new relationship with Vinuta and can Vinuta forgive and forget the past? Printed Pages: 152.

Dollar Bahu Sudha Murty India Fiction

Price = 3.95 USD


Books of related interest
Gently Falls the Bakula
Sudha Murty
3.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Mahashweta
Sudha Murty
3.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India
Sudha Murty
3.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Mother I Never Knew: Two Novellas
Sudha Murty
5.05 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk: Life Stories from Here and There
Sudha Murty
5.05 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

My Homage to All
Kanan Devi
8.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Tales of Historic Delhi: A Walk Through Its Many Cities
Premola Ghose
3.90 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Search
Shaheen Akhtar
7.28 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Tales in Colour and Other Stories
Kunzang Choden
8.60 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

21 Under 40: New Stories for a New Generation
Anita Roy
5.14 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Writing Caste/Writing Gender: Narrating Dalit Women's Testimonios
Sharmila Rege
20.52 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Circle of Karma: A Novel
Kunzang Choden
11.60 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie