Listening Now by Anjana Appachana

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This beautifully written, lyrical novel of love and deception centers on the intensely personal world of seven marvelously wrought characters. Set in a brilliantly vivid India, the drama nonetheless resonates in all countries and cultures, as each of the characters tells her story and the truth behind the greatest secret at the heart of the novel is revealed Readings in Phoenix. Print ads .

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Anjana Appachana received an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Prose based on an excerpt from Listening Now. Her book of short stories, Incantations and Other Stories, was published in 1992.
Published April 1, 1998 by South Asia Books. 511 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In India as elsewhere, the closest families often hide the most painful secrets, betrayals and hostilities. Appachana's (Incantations and Other Stories) achievement in this intensely lyrical, if overw

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