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Darkness (1985) by Bharati Mukherjee is Mukherjee's first collection of short stories. It includes an interesting introduction by the author sketching out her conception of "immigrant" versus "expatriate."

Jasmine (1989) by Bharati Mukherjee is an outgrowth of the short story "Jasmine" in The Middleman and Other Stories. The story of a young woman who immigrates to America after her husband is killed by political terrorism in India. She goes through an agonizing but ultimately fulfilling process of personal development as evinced by her name changes from the dense, unpronounceable "Jyoti" to the spontaneous and casual "Jas" and finally to the stable midwestern, "Jane Ripplemeyer."

Junglee Girl (1995) by Ginu Kamani is a collection of short stories about the hold of oppressive Indian traditions on young women's awakening sexuality. "Junglee" is derived from the Sanskrit root "jungle" and is often used as an epithet to describe a reckless and...

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