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Love, Stars, And All That

3.29 of 5 stars 3.29  ·  rating details  ·  68 ratings  ·  3 reviews
From the lively crossroads where two continents and several cultures meet comes this quixotic and charming romantic comedy. In her whimsical portrait of a young Indian woman, Kirin Narayan affectionately skewers the all-too-common quest for the perfect hero. Elinor Lipman renders high praise: "Gita in Berkeley has to be the most appealing cultural exchange since Dorothy re ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Gallery Books (first published January 1st 1994)
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Yesha Naik
Aug 24, 2007 Yesha Naik rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kiran
Sweet book. One of the books I read again and again... one of my comfort reads. An intelligent yet light look at the life of a South Asian academic... in fiction, of course.

If this book had been written 10 years later, it would have become a huge "intellectual chicklit" success... as it was, it was one of the first of its kind and has unfortunately gone out of print.

I have actually had the privilege of meeting Kirin Narayan, who is a wonderful and generous person. She teaches in the Anthro/South
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Jun 08, 2009 Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides marked it as decided-not-to-read
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Found this in the library's discard bin and figured I'd give it a shot. I was hoping for something maybe vaguely related to English, August. Sadly, no.
Not very interesing and not worth reviewing.
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