After the firebombing of her San Francisco house, Tara Chatterjee is compelled to search for her roots. In tracing the story of her great-great-aunt Tara Lata, who at the age of five was married to a tree in India, the narrator discovers an ancestry that informs her future as much as it has shaped her past. The Tree Bride is a new kind of novel about a new kind of American, an exploration of heritage and identity. "Mukerjee's rendering of the bitterness of lost empire is compelling." - Suzy Hanson, The New York Times Book ...

The Tree Bride: A Novel 2011, Rupa & Co, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788129117991