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MAY: The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam at Punjabi Grill in Framingham

In The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam

Growing up as brothers in a small town in Pakistan, Jeo and Mikal were inseparable; however as adults their paths have diverged sharply. Jeo is newly married and a dedicated medical student, while Mikal, in love with a woman he can’t have, has adopted the life of a vagabond. Nonetheless, when Jeo decides to slip across the border into Afghanistan to help civilians caught in the post-9/11 clash between American and Taliban forces, Mikal goes with him. But their good intentions cannot keep them out of harm’s way. A piercing portrayal of lives upended by war, The Blind Man’s Garden is an unflinching look at a world in which the line between enemy and ally is indistinct, and the desire to return home burns brightest of all.

Tara's Notes

• There are 28 copies in the library system.

• This will be our group's first time trying Punjabi Grill and the food comes highly recommended.

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  • Don

    Excellent as ever.

    1 · May 17, 2014

  • Beverly

    I wish I could go but I have so many things to do tomorrow& Framingham is just too far. I will really miss this one and hope to see you all next month !for sure

    May 16, 2014

  • CarolT

    I'm sorry I can't make it!

    May 16, 2014

  • Dorothy D.

    Book sounds interesting. As always, I wish I could join you!

    May 6, 2014

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