Shock to Shanti

Sku: 9789352773718

Available At: Hauz Khas
  • ISBN: 9789352773718
  • Author: Singh Archana
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 192
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Shock to Shanti is an examination of what Archana Singh is committed to - her family her work and her hobbies - vis-a-vis what she can handle all influenced by her upbringing as a first-generation American.

Divided into four sections the fifteen essays here encompass a transient stretch known as Archana's mid-life transition. She uses her insight compassion and humour to turn her personal experiences as a working mother and wife in the bustling city of Manhattan into stories that resonate with every reader juggling the demands of raising a family in a city. Sprinkled throughout are details of her Indian heritage her immigrant parents' advice based on their village upbringing and insecurities caused by growing up as a minority with one foot each planted in two parts of the world.

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