No New Land

No New Land

A Novel

Book - 1991
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Nurdin Lalani and his family, Asian immigrants from Africa, have come to the Toronto suburb of Don Mills only to find that the old world and its values pursue them. A genial orderly at a downtown hospital, he has been accused of sexually assaulting a girl. Although he is innocent, traditional propriety prompts him to question the purity of his own thoughts. Ultimately, his friendship with the enlightened Sushila offers him an alluring freedom from a past that haunts him, a marriage that has become routine, and from the trials of coping with teenage children. Introducing us to a cast of vividly drawn characters within this immigrant community, Vassanji is a keen observer of lives caught between one world and another.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c1991
ISBN: 9780771087165
Branch Call Number: FIC Vassa 05ad 01
Characteristics: 208 p


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Mar 18, 2013

I found this book very boring. Right now i am doing an ISU and have like nothing to write about it because of this book does not have alot of stuff the theme of this book was Racism and immigrant experiences.

Jun 15, 2012

This is a story of an Indian family who emigrates from Dar es Salam to Toronto. It is a very good portrayal of immigrant experiences.

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