This article is a book review about a book called “No One Can Pronounce My Name”. It highlights the books story of Ranjana, a woman living in Cleveland as an immigrant and the life she leads. It’s a story of the struggle within in being an immigrant and the highs and lows that come with that in your everyday life. The author of the book Rakesh Satyal is praised about their honesty in the story and the author of the articles final opinion of the book itself.
- Our stereotypes about ethnicities should be challeneged and this book could do that.
- The author of the article seems to like the premise of the book, but doesn’t like the execution.
- Gender stereotypes are quite pervasive and followed in Indian cultures: which could make for confusion in the homes of Indian-Americans.
“This is a brave portrait that sheds light on the parts of Indian culture that are seldom seen by those outside it”