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Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee. THE VINE OF DESIRE. New York City, NY: Doubleday, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 373 pages. As New/As New. Signed.

The author's novel/sequel to "Sister of My Heart". The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. "Peopled by Indian immigrants and, just as palpably, by their hopes and dreams. As one character says, 'All immigrants are dreamers but they're practical about it. They know what's OK to dream about, and what isn't'. The novel stands alone as an exploration of the contemporary immigrant experience. Anju and Sudha, cousins and best friends since their Calcutta girlhood, find themselves in the Bay Area, Anju with a husband and Sudha with a baby daughter. Each covets what the other has until finally their relationship collapses. Anju finds solace among her fellow Berkeley students, while the beautiful Sudha learns, for the first time, what it's like to pay her own way" (Publishers Weekly). A "must-have" title for Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni collectors. This copy is prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for some time even though it went into subsequent printing. This is one of few signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. One of the most accomplished living American writers. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0385497296. $40.00

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