THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

She took a novel approach to connect with her homeland

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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Fiction writers focused on Indian culture and characters have a huge audience these days, including Vikram Seth, Jhumpa Lahiri, Manil Suri, Anita Desai and her daughter Kiran, and many others. But Bangladeshi voices have been notably absent. Now there's "A Golden Age," a novel of the 1971 war of independence, in which East Pakistan became Bangladesh, by Massachusetts-educated ... (Full article: 962 words)

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