Bangles Bindis and Babies: Becoming a Family

Bangles Bindis and Babies: Becoming a Family

by Elizabeth C Chennamchetty


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998361505
Publisher: EC Press
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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


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