The Parted Earth

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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Hub City Press
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.6 X 1.1 inches | 1.06 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781938235771

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About the Author

Anjali Enjeti is a former attorney, journalist, and activist. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Paris Review, The Nation, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and elsewhere. She has received awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the South Asian Journalists Association, and fellowships from the Hambidge Center and Sundress Academy of the Arts. Her essay collection about identity and activism is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press. She teaches creative nonfiction in the MFA program at Reinhart University and lives outside of Atlanta, GA with her family.

Reviews

12 Must-Read Books for May, The Chicago Review

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"Most Anticipated Reads for the Rest of Us 2021", Ms. Magazine

When the puzzle pieces come together at the end...it's both a bittersweet relief & an opportunity for reflection on the complexity of interfaith relationships, the cost of sacrifice & what it means to be home."--The San Francisco Chronicle

Anjali Enjeti has created a first novel that adroitly explores the lasting impacts of families fractured and repaired."--Booklist

Though an author's note says that only the historical aspects of this story are nonfictional, the fact that a character shares a name with one of Enjeti's grandmothers (as seen in the dedication) underlines the pulse of truth that makes this book feel so urgent and important. Illuminating, absorbing, and resonant. --Kirkus Reviews

This intergenerational account of remembering and reconciliation sits comfortably alongside works of its kind. --Publishers Weekly

The Parted Earth is an epic novel of home and homeland, family and community, love and betrayal. In Anjali Enjeti's deft hands, the story of a woman's search for her grandfather, and for a connection to the ancestors, is brought to life. A fantastic debut. --Laila Lalami, author of The Other Americans

In this captivating, far-reaching debut, Anjali Enjeti, brings to life one family's decades-long search for love, peace and a place to call home. --Jenny Offill, Weather

Epic in scope, intimate in the telling, Anjali Enjeti's The Parted Earth is a devastating portrayal of Partition and the trauma it wreaked in the generations that followed. The gripping love story of Deepa and Amir cuts across decades, in a journey through New Delhi, London, Atlanta and across the Indian diaspora. A magnificent debut. --Vanessa Hua, author of A River of Stars

A deeply affecting novel about the ways in which the fates of individuals and the sub-continent itself were fractured by Partition as well as the magic by which we find our way back to ourselves and each other through time and space. --Nayomi Munaweera, author of What Lies Between Us