The Golden Son
A NovelLarge Print - 2016
The first of his family to go to college, Anil Patel, the golden son, leaves his tiny Indian village to begin a medical residency at one of the best hospitals in America. When his father dies, Anil becomes the head of the Patel household and inherits the mantle of arbiter for all of the village's disputes. But he is uncertain that he has the wisdom and courage required to take on the role. Back home in India, Anil's childhood friend, Leena, struggles to adapt to her demanding new husband. Arranged by her parents, the marriage shatters Leena's romantic hopes, and forces her to make choices that will hold drastic repercussions for her family.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
Edition: First HarperLuxe edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: large print,rda 567 pages ; 23 cm
From Library Staff
As the eldest boy in his family, Anil struggles with the decision to stay in rural India and fulfil his duties as leader and arbiter of disputes for his clan or to pursue his dreams as a doctor in America.