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The Namesake

The Namesake
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Title available in paperback?: Yes
Pages: 304


Description of book: "It is a story of the immigrant and second generation experience, growing up Indian and American, as well as the relationship between a son and his father. The story revolves around the son of two Indian immigrants living in New England.

I feel it would qualify for the campus book, easily applicable to the three questions posed when choosing a book (as listed in the Student Digest).

It can easily be found on Amazon and in many local libraries (in the S.B./Elkhart area)."

Description by Kyna Morgan, student, IU South Bend

Reviews/Articles/Publisher Information with more about the title:

Houghton-Mifflin. "The Namesake: Readers' Guide." URL.

D'Souza, Irene. "The Namesake (Book)." Herizons. 18.1 (Summer 2004): 36. Direct Link through EbscoHost (login required off-campus).

Last Reviewed: 03/2014