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From Another Land: Making Home in the Land of Dreams
Given The chance, would you be ready to immigrate.A majority would probably answer ‘Yes’. Yet, immigrants are looked at with either contempt or segregation and rarely compassion, in their motherland and abroad. Post The 2016 US elections, The rhetoric is further reverberating. From cancellation of refugee protection, zero tolerance and undercurrent crackdown on H visas to ...more
Published December 4th 2018 by Readomania
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Living the life of an immigrant, this book has touched my heart like no other. Tanushree Ghosh has allowed her readers to peep into the lives of those who are caught in the system of being stranger in their own home. Especially the women, who leave their home and follow their spouses (and some come on their own) and how life treats them upon their arrival here is a saga of sorrow and tears and shattered dreams in small packets. The best part I liked was the way the author was not apologetic for ...more
‘Desperation is as apparent as delight, and arguments and abuses can be heard aplenty as they stand, sweating and fretting, nervous and impatient, on their way to becoming Americans.’ Tanushree Ghosh’s, From An-Other Land, a collection of short stories, sets the tone of the book in the first chapter- ‘The Line’
US based writer, and a social activist, Ghosh paints an evocative tale of everyday immigrant life– their trials, travails and jubilations- in America. The author’s assertion, ‘We need to r ...more