The Parted Earth

Anjali Enjeti (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Hub City Press
Publish Date
May 04, 2021
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 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

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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