Sumitra's Story

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Sumitra's Story - A story of self-discovery and strength

Created on: Jul-18-2013   Last updated: Jul-18-2013


8.5"x11" - Choice of Hardcover/Softcover - Color - Photo Book
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Sumitra Patel is a young girl who, along with her family, has been exiled from Uganda due to Idi Amin's new regime, stating that all Asians must leave the country in 90 days or be hanged.

In Britain she struggles with Racism from the ou side world and a growing pressure from her parents, to be part of what she she calls the Banquo line, line after lines of Indian girls, same age as her getting married.

She struggles with a future of being a traditional Indian housewife and having a free life full of her choices.

Which will she choose?

Her family's wishes or hers?

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The authoress of this novel is Rukshana Smith. She was born in Birmingham in 1948, but has lived most of her life in London. This book is based on the experiences of a young Asian friend she met.