Leave It to Me

Leave It to Me

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qA very fine writer, funny, intelligent, versatile and, on occasion, unexpectedly profound.q --The Washington Post Book World qMUKHERJEE IS FEARLESS . . . DARING AND WITTY . . . Take the wild ride with Debby DiMartino from Albany to San Francisco, from lost child to masked avenger.q --The Boston Globe qPOWERFULLY WRITTEN . . . Debby has no memory of her birth parents. All she knows is that she was born in a remote Indian village, the daughter of a hippie back-packing mother and a mysterious Eurasian father, both of whom have disappeared almost without a trace. . . . Her quest for her biological parents turns into an obsession. . . . Leave It to Me . . . shows Mukherjee at the peak of her craft. . . . Mixing the Greek myth of Electra with the Indian myth of Devi, she sends Devi/Debby careening down on the Bay Area like an elemental force of vengeance.q --San Francisco Chronicle qDEVI IS A BRILLIANT CREATION--hilarious, horribly knowing and even more horribly oblivious--through whom Bharati Mukherjee, with characteristic and shameless ingenuity, is laying claim to speak for an America that isn't 'other' at all.q --The New York Times Book Review qSTUNNING . . . An astute, ironic, and merciless insight into an aberrant version of the American dream.q --Publishers Weekly (starred review) From the Trade Paperback edition.aquot;A very fine writer, funny, intelligent, versatile and, on occasion, unexpectedly profound.aquot; --The Washington Post Book World aquot;MUKHERJEE IS FEARLESS . . . DARING AND WITTY . . .

Title:Leave It to Me
Author:Bharati Mukherjee
Publisher:Ballantine Books - 2011-04-27


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