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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Thrity Umrigar won the Nieman Fellowship and earned a finalist spot for the PEN/Beyond Margins award with The Space Between Us. Set in modern-day India, this evocative novel follows upper-middle-class Parsi housewife Sera Dubash and 65-year-old illiterate household worker Bhima as they make their way through life. Though separated by their stations in life, the two women share bonds of womanhood that prove far stronger than the divisions of class or culture.
©2005 Thrity Umrigar (P)2013 Recorded Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By gardener97 on 04-25-15

A Story that stays with you

The story of Bhima and her granddaughter Maya is s searing one. Having been forced to go from tiny but respectable apartment to the slums, Bhima continually tries to keep moving forward. It is hard to review The Space Between Us without giving the story away. I'll just say I recommend this to readers who can take a trip through a difficult and twisting story. I am still chewing on the ending and will go back and listen to that part again. Excellent narrator.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Maitri Bhatt on 02-22-16

ordinary

ordinary.
narration is irritating at times with child like mimicking voice. story is melodramatic. not real content. very ordinary.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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