Family Life Setting

Akhil Sharma
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Mishra family home in Metuchen, New Jersey

Most of the novel takes place in the Mishra family home located in Metuchen, New Jersey. The family moves into this home when Ajay is about 10 years old, and they do so after Birju's accident so that they can bring Birju home and keep an eye on him and care for him themselves (with the help of nurses). Mr. and Mrs. Mishra chose Metuchen, NJ, because Metuchen is one of the few towns that has a temple. It is in this house that the following happens: Birju is cared for after leaving the nursing home; community members visit to offer support for the Mishra family (at which time Ajay compares the feeling in his home to the feeling in a temple on a holiday); community members visit in order to receive a blessing from Mrs. Mishra; miracle workers visit with claims and...

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