The Resource Members only, Sameer Pandya

Members only, Sameer Pandya

Label
Members only
Title
Members only
Statement of responsibility
Sameer Pandya
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"First the white members of Raj Bhatt's posh tennis club call him racist. Then his life falls apart. Along the way, he wonders: where does he, a brown man, belong in America? Raj Bhatt is often unsure of where he belongs. Having moved to America from Bombay as a child, he knew few Indian kids. Now middle-aged, he lives mostly happily in California, with a job at a university. Still, his white wife seems to fit in better than he does at times, especially at their tennis club, a place he's cautiously come to love. But it's there that, in one week, his life unravels. It begins at a meeting for potential new members: Raj thrills to find an African American couple on the list; he dreams of a more diverse club. But in an effort to connect, he makes a racist joke. The committee turns on him, no matter the years of prejudice he's put up with. And worse still, he soon finds his job is in jeopardy after a group of students report him as a reverse racist, thanks to his alleged anti-Western bias. Heartfelt, humorous, and hard-hitting, Members Only explores what membership and belonging mean, as Raj navigates the complicated space between black and white America."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pandya, Sameer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.A368
LC item number
M46 2020
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indian Americans
  • Middle-aged persons
  • Tennis clubs
  • Racism
Label
Members only, Sameer Pandya
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bar code
  • 31223133553843
  • 31223133553926
  • 31223133554072
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780358098546
Lccn
2019033955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20201001-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1105151677
Label
Members only, Sameer Pandya
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bar code
  • 31223133553843
  • 31223133553926
  • 31223133554072
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780358098546
Lccn
2019033955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20201001-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1105151677

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