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By Anita Rau Badami

In a small, dusty city in India, Sripathi Rao struggles as a copywriter to maintain his relatives 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 wish, and his spouse, even though 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 twist of fate leaving Sripathi to be their daughter’s mother or father. Sripathi reluctantly travels to Vancouver to carry the kid again to India. Nandana has no longer spoken a observe when you consider that her mom and dad’ demise. Terrified, she resists her far-off grandfather. choked with guilt approximately his daughter yet not able to precise his emotions, Sripathi unearths every thing in his existence falling aside. yet with Nandana’s arrival, his international slowly, abruptly, unearths 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 sleek heroism of the normal.

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