I Married My Cousin!
The book is a collection of 20 personal narratives detailing experiences both in India and the US and goes back 1000 years to the origins of Sri Vaishnavism (a sub sect of Hinduism) to the need for creating new jobs in the US during President Obama's 2nd term.
I married my cousin! is one among the 20 narratives and looks at the trend of cousin marriages among South Asians from a medical and legal More
I love putting pen to paper and have been able to write mediocre essays and reports at will. I seriously considered going into journalism but opted for a degree in engineering instead. I was paid a royal sum of Rs. 150 ($3) for the weekly Industrial column at the “Star of Mysore” two decades ago and recently have gotten some likes for a couple of my diaries at the Dailykos.com blog. Six months back when the English teacher of my High School Senior son asked me to write a letter of advice, little did I know that it would light a spark and also endless hours of rewrites and edits!
I felt that it was time to remember the friends and family who have helped me over the years and start to thank them. What better way than to dedicate a narrative to them? A few answers and lot of questions abound in this set of 20 personal narratives giving you inkling on my thoughts and ideas. Religion, family, politics, cricket, fitness, travel, Facebook and even an approach to performance appraisals all find mention in the book you are holding now.