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Book Discussion: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

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Fatima Farheen Mirza’s acclaimed debut novel, A Place for Us, paints a moving portrait of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their California hometown to celebrate the wedding of their eldest daughter, Hadia.  On this day, the youngest of the three siblings, Amar, reunites with his estranged family for the first time in three years. Their parents must contend with the choices and betrayals that led to their son’s estrangement — while the children must balance their individuality and contemporary concerns with loyalty to their family’s faith and cultural traditions.  As author Paul Harding commented, the novel “artfully describes the inseparable human experiences of pride and resentment, humility and loyalty — and, most of all, love ….” The book is the first fiction to be published by SJP for Hogarth, which describes it as “s a tender-hearted novel of identity and belonging, and a resonant portrait of what it means to be an American family today.”  Come share your thoughts and questions with other passionate readers in this relaxed, informal discussion.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Westchester Reform Temple

Lori Rotskoff 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/27/2019 - 3/27/2019 Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Scarsdale, Westchester Reform Temple  Map Lori Rotskoff