You Bring the Distant Near

You Bring the Distant Near

by Mitali Perkins
You Bring the Distant Near

You Bring the Distant Near

by Mitali Perkins

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Overview

A 2017 National Book Award Longlist Title with six starred reviews
A School Library Journal's Best Books of 2017
A New York City Public Library's Notable 50 Best Books for Teens
South Asia Book Award Winner

This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture—for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair to a granddaughter social-activist fighting to preserve Bengali tigers, award-winning author Mitali Perkins weaves together the threads of a family growing into an American identity.

Here is a sweeping story of five women at once intimately relatable and yet entirely new.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250233868
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 395,901
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Mitali Perkins has written novels for young readers, including Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL Top 100 Book) and Bamboo People (an ALA Top 10 YA novel). Tiger Boy is a Junior Library Guild selection. Mitali was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, India, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. She currently resides in San Francisco, where she is a lecturer at Saint Mary's College of California.
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