The Namesake

Gogol is named after his father's favourite author. But growing up in an Indian family in suburban America, the boy starts to hate his name and itches to cast it off, along with the inherited values it represents. Gogol sets off on his own path only to discover that the search for identity depends on much more than a name.

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  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : HarperPerennial
  • Pages : 291 pages
  • ISBN : 9780007245895
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 158 reviews
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The Namesake

The Namesake
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : HarperPerennial
  • Release : 01 March 2007
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Gogol is named after his father's favourite author. But growing up in an Indian family in suburban America, the boy starts to hate his name and itches to cast it off, along with the inherited values it represents. Gogol sets off on his own path only to discover that the search for identity depends on much more than a name.

Interpreter of Maladies

Interpreter of Maladies
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri,Janet Silver
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 20 May 1999
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A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as "A Temporary Matter," in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Namesake

Namesake
  • Author : Adrienne Young
  • Publisher : Wednesday Books
  • Release : 16 March 2021
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Filled with action, emotion, and lyrical writing, New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with Namesake, the final book in the captivating Fable duology. Trader. Fighter. Survivor. With the Marigold ship free of her father, Fable and its crew were set to start over. That freedom is short-lived when she becomes a pawn in a notorious thug’s scheme. In order to get to her intended destination she must help him to secure a partnership with Holland, a powerful

The Namesake

The Namesake
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 20 May 2022
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An incisive portrait of the immigrant experience follows the Ganguli family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the late 1960s and their difficult melding into an American way of life, in a debut novel that spans three decades, two continents, and two generations. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies. Reprint.

His Favorites

His Favorites
  • Author : Kate Walbert
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 11 June 2019
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A “tense, taut, and thrilling” (Marie Claire) novel about a teenage girl, a predatory teacher, and a school’s complicity from the highly acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award finalist and author of A Short History of Women—“riveting, terrifying, exactly the book for our times” (Ann Patchett). They were on a lark, three teenaged girls speeding across the greens at night on a “borrowed” golf cart, drunk. The cart crashes and one of the girls lands violently in the rough,

The Namesake

The Namesake
  • Author : Conor Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 April 2013
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When it comes to murder it's all in a nameWhen magistrate Matteo Arconti's namesake, an insurance man from Milan, is found dead outside the court buildings in Piazzale Clodio, it's a coded warning to the authorities - a clear message of defiance and intimidation.Commissioner Alec Blume, all too familiar with Rome's criminal underclass, knows little of the Calabrian mafia currently under investigation by the magistrate. Handing control of the murder inquiry to his now live-in and not-so-secret partner Caterina

The Namesake

The Namesake
  • Author : Steven Parlato
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 December 2012
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Gifted artist? Standout student? All his teachers are sure certain that Evan Galloway can be the graduate who brings glory to small, ordinary St. Sebastian's School. As for Evan, however, he can't be bothered anymore. Since the shock of his young father's suicide last spring, Evan no longer cares about the future. In fact, he believes that he spent the first fifteen years of his life living a lie. Despite his mother's encouragement and the steadfast companionship of his best

A Study Guide for Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Namesake"

A Study Guide for Jhumpa Lahiri's
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale Cengage Learning
  • Release : 12 July 2016
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A Study Guide for Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Namesake," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Analyzing American Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Namesake"

Analyzing American Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri's
  • Author : Amos Wesonga
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 13 September 2018
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Essay from the year 2017 in the subject Didactics - English - Literature, Works, , language: English, abstract: "The Namesake" is the first novel from Pulitzer-winner Jhumpa Lahiri, focusing on the division between assimilated American children and Indian migrants. The author analyzes Ganguli family, beginning with Ashoke’s close confrontation with death when he gets through a train crash in his homeland, India. Apparently, this took place when he was reading his cherished novel by Nikolai Gogol. During his stay in the

The Gangster We Are All Looking For

The Gangster We Are All Looking For
  • Author : Thi Diem Thuy Le
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 13 April 2011
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This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country. In 1978 six refugees—a girl, her father, and four “uncles”—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego. In the child’s imagination, the world is transmuted into an unearthly realm: she sees everything intensely, hears the distress calls of inanimate objects, and waits for her mother

Unaccustomed Earth

Unaccustomed Earth
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : Random House India
  • Release : 05 September 2013
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The stories of Unaccustomed Earth focus on second-generation immigrants making and remaking lives, loves and identities in England and America. We follow brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers, friends and lovers, in stories that take us from Boston and London to Bombay and Calcutta. Blending the individual and the generational, the exotic and the strikingly mundane, these haunting, exquisitely detailed and emotionally complex stories are intensely compelling elegies of life, death, love and fate. This is a dazzling work from

Hell-Heaven

Hell-Heaven
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release : 28 July 2015
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Pranab Chakraborty was a fellow Bengali from Calcutta who had washed up on the shores of Central Square. Soon he was one of the family. From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, a staggeringly beautiful and precise story about a Bengali family in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the impossibilities of love, and the unanticipated pleasures and complications of life in America. “Hell-Heaven” is Jhumpa Lahiri’s ode to the intimate secrets of closest

The Clothing of Books

The Clothing of Books
  • Author : Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, “the covers become a part of me.”