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Queen of Dreams

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

This East meets West story of second-generation identity crisis is woven with the sumptuous silks of prose poetry. The culture clash of Asian and modern American values is highlighted against the backdrop of the 9/11 terrorist attack but is also infused with the healing and transforming power of dream-telling.

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She's thinking of green. Deep-forest green, gold-gray green, green tinged with the foggy silver of dawn, edged with the brittle brown of time passing...She's thinking of the colors she will have to mix in order to re-create that green, colors that are not green at all. It is the closest thing to magic in a world that has disappointed her over and over with its mundane workaday habits.

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