You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

You Bring the Distant Near

Mitali Perkins

fiction contemporary historical young adult emotional reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2017

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Five girls. Three generations. One great American love story. Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight to hide her true self; Shanti, despe...
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Summary of 624 reviews

Moods

reflective 70%
hopeful 53%
emotional 50%
lighthearted 40%
inspiring 30%
adventurous 10%
funny 6%
informative 6%
relaxing 3%
sad 3%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 16%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.03

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