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Erotic stories for Punjabi widows, Bali Kaur Jaswal

Label
Erotic stories for Punjabi widows
Title
Erotic stories for Punjabi widows
Statement of responsibility
Bali Kaur Jaswal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nikki lives in cosmopolitan West London, where she tends bar at the local pub. The daughter of Indian immigrants, she’s spent most of her twenty-odd years distancing herself from the traditional Sikh community of her childhood, preferring a more independent (that is, Western) life. When her father’s death leaves the family financially strapped, Nikki, a law school dropout, impulsively takes a job teaching a "creative writing" course at the community center in the beating heart of London’s close-knit Punjabi community. Because of a miscommunication, the proper Sikh widows who show up are expecting to learn basic English literacy, not the art of short-story writing. When one of the widows finds a book of sexy stories in English and shares it with the class, Nikki realizes that beneath their white dupattas, her students have a wealth of fantasies and memories. Eager to liberate these modest women, she teaches them how to express their untold stories, unleashing creativity of the most unexpected -- and exciting -- kind. As more women are drawn to the class, Nikki warns her students to keep their work secret from the Brotherhood, a group of highly conservative young men who have appointed themselves the community’s "moral police." But when the widows’ gossip offers shocking insights into the death of a young wife -- a modern woman like Nikki -- and some of the class erotica is shared among friends, it sparks a scandal that threatens them all
Summary
A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women’s lives at all ages—a spicy and alluring mix of Together Tea and Calendar Girls
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560332
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jaswal, Balli Kaur
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Panjabis (South Asian people)
  • Fathers
  • Immigrant families
  • Creative writing
  • Erotic stories
  • Widows
  • Scandals
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Erotic stories for Punjabi widows, Bali Kaur Jaswal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
503 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843328
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017023998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987492022
Label
Erotic stories for Punjabi widows, Bali Kaur Jaswal
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
503 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432843328
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017023998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987492022

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