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Book Information: American Brat, an

American Brat, an (1993) [Novel]
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Feroza Ginwalla, a pampered, protected 16-year-old Pakistani girl, is sent to America by her parents, who are alarmed by the fundamentalism overtaking Pakistan — and their daughter. Hoping that a few months with her uncle, an MIT grad student, will soften the girl’s rigid thinking, they get more than they bargained for: Feroza, enthralled by American culture and her new freedom, insists on staying. A bargain is struck, allowing Feroza to attend college with the understanding that she will return home and marry well. As a student in a small western town, Feroza’s perceptions of America, her homeland, and herself begin to alter. When she falls in love with and wants to marry a Jewish American, her family is aghast. Feroza realizes just how far she has come — and wonders how much further she can go. This delightful coming-of-age novel is both remarkably funny and a remarkably acute portrayal of America as seen through the eyes of a perceptive young immigrant.

Original title: An American Brat
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And MulticulturalImmigrant
FictionGeneral FictionYouth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)

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American Brat, an (1993)
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Language: English

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American Brat, an (1993)


ISBN: 1571310053

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