Bollywood Story

Bollywood Story A sudden discovery eight years into marriage with his childhood sweetheart reveals that what Eli Sorensson thought was the path to happily ever after was really just a dead end Seeking to get as far

  • Title: Bollywood Story
  • Author: Nate Briggs
  • ISBN: 9781310384677
  • Page: 476
  • Format: ebook
  • A sudden discovery, eight years into marriage with his childhood sweetheart, reveals that what Eli Sorensson thought was the path to happily ever after was really just a dead end Seeking to get as far away from the scene of his humiliation as possible, he accepts a transfer to the Pink City of Jaipur entering the contradictions of India s growing economic power with iA sudden discovery, eight years into marriage with his childhood sweetheart, reveals that what Eli Sorensson thought was the path to happily ever after was really just a dead end Seeking to get as far away from the scene of his humiliation as possible, he accepts a transfer to the Pink City of Jaipur entering the contradictions of India s growing economic power with its ancient and stubborn traditions Eli is determined to live in the future, and to live in truth He has had enough of sentiment and romance But, as he steps into the flow of India culture and life, he finds his re invention to be much difficult than he had planned the past is hard to shake and he feels the lure of romance once again Suitable only for readers over the age of 18.

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    • Alicia Britton says:

      After the bitter end of his marriage, Eli pursues a job opportunity in Jaipur, India. He intends to leave his mistakes and "Minnesota Nice" far behind. With his managerial income, he can live in his Westernized home like a king. But, like any other warm-blooded American male, he finds himself wanting something the traditional culture forbids–erotic, gratuitous, non-marital sex. Unfortunately, the reputable local girls are saving themselves for their arranged husbands and decent paid companions [...]

    • Alan Good says:

      Bollywood Story, the second novel by Nate Briggs, takes off with a takeoff: "As the huge airplane forced a way up from the tarmac at JFK, insistently pushing itself into the dingy air, there was nothing that disgusted me more then the pestering Niceness of Minnesota: the place I hoped I was leaving behind." Minnesota, according to the narrator, is supposed to be this "soft and welcoming place where people strove to be Nice. Where they thought Being Pleasant was important," but that Niceness can [...]

    • Nate Briggs says:

      In all modesty, this book is very good.

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