Unaccustomed Earth Summary
Jhumpa Lahiri

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Unaccustomed Earth Summary

“Unaccustomed Earth” by Jhumpa Lahiriis is a collection of eight stand-alone short stories that detail the experiences of Indian immigrants, primarily those in America. When taken together, the final three stories form a novella.

In “Unaccustomed Earth,” Ruma’s father, reeling from the death of his wife, has taken it upon himself to travel the world –something both of Ruma's parents had originally intended to do. Before he is due to...

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