"Although this coming-of-age story deals with an interracial relationship and immigrant angst, limp writing, one-dimensional characters, and sweet but simplistic motivations sink it. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Shy high school senior Nisha, brown-skinned and dark-haired, tries to balance her parents' strict and traditional Sri Lankan Tamil expectations and values with the freedoms of the liberal Canadian society she is growing up in.
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