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For matrimonial purposes

Daswani, Kavita

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ISBN 10: 0399150706 / ISBN 13: 9780399150708
Published by Putnam, New York, 2003
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Octavo, 277 p. ; 22 cm. Daswani's first book. Signed by the author on title page. // South Asian Women Writers inthe US, New York City; East Indians -- United States -- Fiction. Women -- India -- Fiction. Mate selection -- Fiction. Single women -- Fiction. Love stories. Spine gently cocked, a read copy; overall Very Good+ in same DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 11490

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Title: For matrimonial purposes

Publisher: Putnam, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition, first printing (stated).

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Synopsis:

Unable to find a man who she is willing to marry despite the efforts of friends, fortune-tellers, and matchmakers, twenty-four-year-old Anju, confronted by her family's shame, obtains their reluctant permission to travel to the United States, where husband hunting proves no easier, but where unmarried women are much more commonplace. A first novel. 35,000 first printing.

About the Author:

Kavita Daswani has been a fashion correspondent for CNN, CNBC Asia, and Women's Wear Daily, has written for the Los Angeles Times and the International Herald Tribune, among many other publications, and has been the fashion editor for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong.

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