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Thrity Umrigar

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Thrity Umrigar

Thrity Umrigar is the author of eight novels --- THE SECRETS BETWEEN US, EVERYBODY'S SON, THE STORY HOUR, THE WORLD WE FOUND, THE WEIGHT OF HEAVEN, THE SPACE BETWEEN US, IF TODAY BE SWEET and BOMBAY TIME --- a memoir, FIRST DARLING OF THE MORNING; and a children’s picture book, WHEN I CARRIED YOU IN MY BELLY. A former journalist, she was awarded a Nieman Fellowship to Harvard and was a finalist for the PEN Beyond Margins Award. A professor of English at Case Western Reserve University, she lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Thrity Umrigar

Books by Thrity Umrigar

by Thrity Umrigar - Fiction

In this richly textured and engrossing novel, Thrity Umrigar explores the relationship between two women whose connection transcends their place at opposite ends of the social spectrum of modern-day Bombay. Weaving between past and present, Umrigar reveals their shared struggles, their solitary hardships and the secrets that threaten to destroy them both.