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Islands Unto Ourselves
by Gomathy Puri
Though this book is a work of fiction, it's written out of personal understanding of what it means, as a woman, to be an immigrant. In Islands Unto Ourselves Gomathy Puri opens a private window into the lives of two courageous women of very different backgrounds and aspirations. Here is an intimate glimpse into the immigrant experience: the loneliness and sense of ...more
Published November 6th 2013 by Smashwords Edition
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The two main characters of this novel are women who immigrate to Canada under very different circumstances. They share common challenges - a different culture, family stresses, employment difficulties, all in a climate that is completely foreign to them. This novel puts a personal face on the difficulties of immigrant women that no amount of government reports and statistics can do. Canada is a multicultural country, with all of the challenges and benefits that global citizens bring to our ...more