By Rakesh Satyal
Meet Kiran Sharma: lover of tune, dance, and all issues sensual; son of immigrants, social outcast, non secular seeker. A boy who does not really comprehend his lot—until he realizes he is a god. . .
As an merely son, Kiran has obligations—to excel in his reports, to honor the deities, to discover a pleasant Indian woman, and, principally, to make his parents proud—standard stuff for a boy of his historical past. If in basic terms Kiran had whatever in universal with the opposite Indian young ones along with the colour of his dermis. They reject him at each flip, and his cretinous public schoolmates aren't any greater. Cincinnati within the early Nineteen Nineties isn’t precisely a hotbed of cultural range, and Kiran’s not-so-well-kept secrets and techniques don’t endear him to any crew. twiddling with dolls, identifying ballet over basketball, taking the once a year expertise express manner too heavily. . .the very issues that make Kiran who he's additionally make him the famous person of his personal own freak express. . .
Surrounded through examples of upstanding Indian Americans—in his own residence, in his temple, on the weekly events given by way of his mom and dad’ friends—Kiran however unearths it most unlikely to get the knack of “normalcy.” after which one fateful day, a revelation: possibly his wishes aren’t too earthly, yet too divine. probably the answer to the secret of his life has been prior to him due to the fact that start. For Kiran Sharma, a protracted, unusual journey is ready to begin—a trip so elegant, so ridiculous, so painfully attractive, that it may purely bring about the reality. . .
“The top fiction reminds us that humanity is far, a lot higher than our own global, our personal little truth. Blue Boy indicates us an international too humorous and unhappy and candy to be in response to whatever however the truth.” —Chuck Palahniuk New York Times bestselling author
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