If Today Be Sweet

If Today Be Sweet Cover

If Today Be Sweet

By Thrity Umrigar

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061240249, 296pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2008

Description

The recent death of her beloved husband, Rustom, has taken its toll on Tehmina Sethna. Now, while visiting her son, Sorab, in his suburban Ohio home, she is being asked to choose between continuing her old life in India and starting a new one in this unfamiliar country with her son, his American wife, and their child. Her destiny is uncertain, and soon the plight of two troubled young children next door will force the most difficult decision she has ever faced. Ultimately the journey is one that Tehmina must travel alone.



Praise For If Today Be Sweet

“a convincing testament to the enduring power of place.”
-Kirkus Reviews

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