1 edition of Family life found in the catalog.
Written in English
Ajay, eight years old, spends his afternoons playing cricket in the streets of Delhi with his brother Birju, four years older. They are about to leave for shiny new life in America. Ajay anticipates, breathlessly, a world of jet-packs and chewing-gum. This promised land of impossible riches and dazzling new technology is also a land that views Ajay with suspicion and hostility; one where he must rely on his big brother to tackle classroom bullies. Birju, confident, popular, is the repository of the family"s hopes, and he spends every waking minute studying for the exams that will mean entry to the Bronx High School of Science, and reflected glory for them all. When a terrible accident makes a mockery of that dream, the family splinters. The boys" mother restlessly seeks the help of pundits from the temple, while their father retreats into silent despair -- and the bottle. Now Ajay must find the strength of character to navigate this brave new American world, and the sorrows at home, on his own terms.
|Series||Thorndike Press Large Print Basic|
|LC Classifications||PS3569.H34287 F36 2014b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||263 pages (large print) ;|
|Number of Pages||263|
|LC Control Number||2014011326|
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"Family Life" begins with the narrator being 40 years old, even though through the rest of the novel he goes from 8 years old to adulthood. Ajay tells the reader of a moment with his parents where they laugh and tease each other, giving the reader insight into how his family evolves over time, since no story stays on 'happiness' for its entirety.
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Ajay, the family's younger son, prays to a God he envisions as Superman, longing to find his place amid the ruins of his family's new life.
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