By Anita Rau Badami
In a small, dusty city in India, Sripathi Rao struggles as a copywriter to maintain his family members afloat of their crumbling ancestral domestic. yet his mom berates him for now not turning into a attorney, his son prefers social protest to paintings, his single sister seethes with repressed hope, and his spouse, notwithstanding subservient, blames him for refusing to speak with their daughter Maya, who defied culture, rejecting her right Brahmin fiancé for a Caucasian husband. Then a telephone name brings tragedy: Maya and her husband were killed in an coincidence leaving Sripathi to be their daughter’s mum or dad. Sripathi reluctantly travels to Vancouver to convey the kid again to India. Nandana has no longer spoken a observe given that her mom and dad’ dying. Terrified, she resists her far away grandfather. packed with guilt approximately his daughter yet not able to precise his emotions, Sripathi unearths every little thing in his existence falling aside. yet with Nandana’s arrival, his international slowly, without notice, reveals new hope.
The Hero’s Walk is a remarkably intimate novel that fills the senses with the original textures of India. With humor and willing perception, Anita Rau Badami attracts us into her tale of the smooth heroism of the normal.
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