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Nectar in a Sieve
This is the story of Rukmani, written from her perspective as a woman in India. As the youngest daughter, Rukmani has little dowry, and must make what her parents consider to be a poor match. Her husband is a peasant, Nathan, but Rukmani considers herself lucky because he turns out to be a very loving man. She befriends her neighbors, although their relationships are fraught with jealousy and therefore complicated. With Nathan she has one daughter, I...

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