wants a husband. Equally important, her entire family wants Anju to have a
husband. Her life in Bombay, where a marriage can be arranged in a matter of
hours, is almost solely devoted to this quest, with her anxious mother hauling
her from holy site to holy site in order to consult and entreat swamis and
astrologers. As Anju’s twenties slip away, she’s fast becoming a spinster by
her culture’s standards.
then is she able to persuade her parents to allow her to move to New York,
where, she hopes, she will not be viewed as a failure. Making a new life,
alone, will be hard, but if the stars align, she may even find love on her own
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