Gold Diggers Summary
Sanjena Sathian

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Gold Diggers Overview

In Sanjena Sathian's novel Gold Diggers, first person narrator Neil's childhood friendship with Anita launches him into a world of magic and possibility. When Neil discovers Anita's mother is making lemonade from stolen gold, he realizes he might have the chance to become the person his parents have always wanted him to be. The lemonade elixir is meant to instill its drinker with power, focus, and ambition. Consuming the mysterious tonic eventually leads to unexpected tragedy and complicates Neil's journey towards self-discovery. The novel explores themes including, ambition, desire, and change.