Nimita's Place

Epigram Books
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It is 1944 in India and Nimita Khosla yearns to attend university to become an engineer, but her parents want a different life for her. As she accepts her fate and marries, religious upheaval is splitting the country and forcing her family to find a new home.

In 2014, her granddaughter, molecular biologist Nimita Sachdev, escapes India to run away from the prospect of an arranged marriage. Staking out a future in Singapore, she faces rising anger against immigrants and uncertainty about her new home.

Two generations apart, these two women walk divergent paths but face the same quandaries: who are we, and what is home?
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About the author

Akshita Nanda was born in Pune, India in 1979 and has lived in Singapore since 1995. She has a BSc (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and knows what to do with radioactive viruses. She has been in publishing since 2002 and joined The Straits Times in 2007, where she currently writes about the arts. Nimita’s Place is her first novel.
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Publisher
Epigram Books
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Published on
Jan 30, 2019
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Pages
464
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ISBN
9789814785778
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / 20th Century
Fiction / Women
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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