The namesake

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The namesake
2003
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IN LIBRARYMiraleste Book on CD FictionLAHIRI, Jhumpa
Corporate Authors: 
Books on Tape, Inc
Place Published: 
Santa Ana, CA
Publisher: 
Books on Tape
ISBN: 
0736695303
Edition: 
Library ed
Description: 
9 sound discs (72 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: 
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
When an Indian family immigrates to America, their son must come to terms with his unusual name, American culture and family heritage.
Author: 
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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I read this novel when it was first released several years ago and decided to listen to it when my book group selected it. The story of Gogol Ganguli, while unique, is also universal in its themes of alienation, generational divide, and the struggle to make our name have meaning in the world.