The recent death of her beloved husband, Rustom, has taken its toll on Tehmina Sethna. Now, while visiting her son, Sorab, in his suburban Ohio home, she is being asked to choose between continuing her old life in India and starting a new one in this unfamiliar country with her son, his American wife, and their child. Her destiny is uncertain, and soon the plight of two troubled young children next door will force the most difficult decision she has ever faced. Ultimately the journey is one that Tehmina must travel alone.
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Though the ghost of Rustom is advising her, it is Sorab’s next-door neighbor who inadvertently helps Tehmina with her decision—a mother who is abusing her two young sons spurs Tehmina into action, helping her become the robust, independent woman she was before her husband’s death.May 01 2007 | Read Full Review of If Today Be Sweet: A Novel
I did like the way the book explored the emotions that Tehmina, Sorab and Suzanne felt in the various situations in the book.Jun 11 2010 | Read Full Review of If Today Be Sweet: A Novel
Thrity Umrigar is author of three novels: Bombay Time, The Space Between Us, and If Today Be Sweet.Jan 29 2008 | Read Full Review of If Today Be Sweet: A Novel
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