Marrying Anita: A refreshingly honest book
Last Updated: Sunday, September 14, 2008, 00:03
  
Spicezee Bureau

New Delhi, Sept 13: Anita Jain’s ‘Marrying Anita’, is a refreshingly honest look at the modern search for a mate set against the backdrop of a rapidly modernizing India. If you are a single woman in your thirties, fed up with the singles scene and tired of single dinner parties, exhausted by phone calls, e-profiles, and forced dinner conversation. You fear you will never marry. What do you do? Read this memoir for a refreshing new look at matrimony.

Anita Jain, a New York-based Indian-American journalist, is just such a woman. Even her parents despair of her and have logged her details on to an Indian dating interne site. For years, she has trusted the Western way of finding a husband, but maybe there’s something in arranged marriage after all. It certainly can’t get any worse. So she’s traveling to India in search of a perfect husband.

Anita Jain, has worked as a journalist in a number of cities, including Mexico City, London, Singapore, New York and New Delhi, where she currently lives. She grew up in northern California and graduated from Harvard University.

First Published: Sunday, September 14, 2008, 00:03


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