By Amulya Malladi
A beautiful new novel—full of wit and warmth—from the bestselling writer of The Mango Season.
In fashionable Silicon Valley, Priya has every thing she needs—a loving husband, a profession, and a home—but the only factor she desires such a lot is the kid she’s not able to have. In a Southern Indian village, Asha doesn’t have much—raising youngsters in a tiny hut, she and her husband can slightly preserve a tin roof over their heads—but she desires a greater schooling for her talented son. burdened by way of her relatives, Asha reluctantly exams into the chuffed moms residence: a toddler farm the place she will be able to lease her purely asset—her womb—to a childless couple in a foreign country. To the dismay of family and friends, Priya areas her religion in a lady she’s by no means met to make her desires of motherhood come true.
Together, the 2 ladies notice the easiest and the worst that India’s emerging surrogacy has to provide, bridging continents and cultures to convey a brand new lifestyles into the world—and renewed desire to one another.
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