An Adventure of Love and Loss, Humor and Hope.
Two worlds collide when an improbable romance dives into a multicultural marriage.
Vijay’s future is already decided. He’ll marry a nice Indian girl of a particular caste and means. The first in his family to leave India, the young doctor arrives in the United States to further his education. He fully expects to return to his home country and his predestined life.
Elizabeth just celebrated her twenty-first birthday. She’s confident in her plan to get a master’s in Public Health. Her future is bright and her goal to make it on her own is clear. She has no thoughts of marriage.
Determined to become a family, Vijay and Elizabeth walk a fine line between respecting cultural expectations and creating their own unique life together. Navigating the rough waters of love and loss, Bangles, Bindis and Babies takes you on a beautiful journey of unexpected humor and endless hope.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Really, Son? A White Girl?
Chapter 2: Namaste
Chapter 3: The Taj
Chapter 4: Converting Rupees to Dollars
Chapter 5: We Do. Yes, We Do!
Chapter 6: DINKs
Chapter 7: Serving the Underserved
Chapter 8: Wife of an Immigrant
Chapter 9: The Bollywood Effect
Chapter 10: Unexpected Company
Chapter 11: A South Indian Bride
Chapter 12: Calling all Eggs and Sperm
Chapter 13: Halfway There
Chapter 14: Swimming in the Dregs
Chapter 15: Temporary Love
Chapter 16: And Then There Were Two
Chapter 17: Who Needs a Time-Out?
Chapter 18: Recalculating Route
Chapter 19: Déjà Vu
Chapter 20: Global Citizens
Chapter 21: One Hit Wonder
Chapter 22: Om