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The Newlyweds

A Novel

by Nell Freudenberger

The Newlyweds
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  • First Published:
    May 2012, 352 pages
    Paperback:
    Feb 2013, 352 pages

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Val (06/20/12)

Bangladesh vs. Rochester, NY
This novel is very well written: a fascinating look at internet romance and culture clash/immigration issues. I was pleasantly surprised by its depth and substance.

I was anxious to read it because it is set in Rochester, NY where I have lived for the last 30 years. One thing this author (who lives in NYC) nailed: When the bride (now in Rochester) calls her mother in Bangladesh for the first time - what she tells her about is Wegman's Supermarket - which is truly a Rochester experience!
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