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The Rice Mother
The Rice Mother details the stuggles of a Matriarch determined to advance her children, and the scars her ambition leaves on the family. The story begins with the Matriarch, Lakshmi. Lakshmi's mother arranges a marriage with what she believes to be a wealthy man. Lakshmi, a child bride, is soon ripped away from mother and home to live with an older man she neither knows nor loves. Far from home she soon discovers her husband is not remoteley w...