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Born Confused
Born Confused
Author: Tanuja Desai Hidier
Cross-cultural comedy about finding your place in America . . . and finding your heart wherever, from an amazing new young author. — Dimple Lala doesn't know what to think. She's spent her whole life resisting her parents' traditions. But now she's turning seventeen and things are more complicated than ever. She's still recovering from a year-old...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780545664516
ISBN-10: 0545664519
Publication Date: 4/29/2014
Pages: 512
Edition: Reprint

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Publisher: Push
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 3
I absolutely adore this book. Hidier's writing style is beautiful and the plot is rich and addicting. I think it's a must-read for anyone, but it's geared toward the young adult crowd.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was an amazing book and it gave me a deep glimpse into a view of a teenager from another culture. It was fascinating and informative as well as creative and enjoyable.
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Wonderful! Wonderful coming of age story!
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This book is very wordy! The author likes to say in 20 sentences what can be said in two. As such, I skipped a lot of paragraphs which I thought were redundant. I usually love long books with lots of description. But, this was really a lot of redundant descriptions.

I still liked the story, though. There were some laugh out loud moments, and some that brought tears to my eyes. Also, I'm from two cultures as well and could absolutely relate to the character. I'd recommend this book to anyone who feels that "in between" feeling that comes from being a child of two countries, cultures, traditions, etc.