You Bring the Distant Near

You Bring the Distant Near

by Mitali Perkins
Trade Paperback, 303 pages
List Price: $9.99 Sale Price: $8.49

This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture--for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair to a granddaughter social-activist fighting to preserve Bengali tigers, award-winning author Mitali Perkins weaves together the threads of a family growing into an American identity.

Here is a sweeping story of five women at once intimately relatable and yet entirely new.

A 2017 National Book Award Longlist Title with six starred reviews
School Library Journal's Best Books of 2017
A New York City Public Library's Notable 50 Best Books for Teens
South Asia Book Award Winner
 

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