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Losing Amma, Finding Home

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267 pages, Paperback

First published January 1, 2014

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Uma Girish

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December 5, 2014
Shortly after Uma moves with her husband and fourteen-year-old daughter to a Chicago suburb, she learns that her mother in India has Stage 4 breast cancer, and eight months later she dies. Uma is devastated by her loss. When she loses her father eighteen months later she seeks the answer to what she is meant to do with her life.

It was very interesting to read about a culture so different from ours. I'm glad that Uma found her meaningful solution.
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September 11, 2014
I have met the author on a couple occasions and felt compelled to search out and read her new book. As soon as I began it, I was interested in her use of language. I think it reflects her existence in between two different worlds and cultures. I enjoyed following her journey through grief and unexpectedly found a connection in the final chapters.
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January 17, 2015
"... when staring down cancer, you boil life down to moments." so many of the experiences that are shared rang true - and I enjoyed how the author wove together her story of family, spirituality and self-reflection in a gentle, authentic manner. It's been on my 'to read' list; synchronicity was at play that I would pick it from the stack just shy of the 5th anniversary of losing my own mother.
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