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For Ganesh, Remover of Obstacles

3.93  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Sushila is an affluent New Yorker of Indian descent disillusioned with corporate America. She drops out of the rat race to "find herself" but instead discovers her mother's hidden past as a devotional Indian dancer who defied her family to pursue her dreams. As Sushila uncovers the events of her mother's extraordinary life, she comes to understand the indomitable spirit pr ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by iUniverse
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Joanna
May 15, 2015 Joanna rated it really liked it
A really good story, I read it in 24 hours.

It was smart, sweet and pulled you along with interesting characters and plot. The book is organized around the parts of bharatanatyam a type of traditional Indian. Sushi, the adult daughter of traditional Indian parents who emigrated to America, undergoes a journey to learn more about her mother, Krishna. Taking us along with her into the world of her mother's youth as a Brahmin and devoted daughter whose intelligence and talents were no match for an
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Julie
Feb 18, 2011 Julie rated it really liked it
This is a self-published book we read for our January book club. Despite a few editing errors and a few timeline things that didn't make sense, I thought the author wrote a lively, engaging novel. It's based on her mother's life, and I could not help wonder, what was true, did that really happen. Fun read.
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Dec 06, 2008 Nancy Leigh rated it liked it
Recommends it for: women,
I enjoyed the inside look into the culture of Indian women and , even though it was fiction, I felt if likely an accurate portrayal of the culture.
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