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The Guilt is Alive

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November 11, 2021  |  553 views  |  0 reviews / comments

The Guilt is Alive by Hemalatha Gnanasekar. Book coverPoor Man Always Dreams a Better Tomorrow...but Is the Life Worth the Cost?

The oldest daughter who failed to weigh the cost of pleasing her much-loved father…

The oldest son burdened with his father's expectations…

The story of ego, pride, anger, revenge, guilt…

With the powerful and raw memoir, The Guilt is Alive, author Hemalatha Gnanasekar gives an unconventional and unique examination of her life in an impoverished Indian family and explores her family's fateful decision to send the oldest son to Jamaica to work.

Strap yourself in for a gripping, suspenseful, and bittersweet account of a young man's journey to Jamaica in search of a means to contribute to the family's income - a riveting story of the struggle to escape the poverty where he found an untimely end.

"The author's emotional narration of the family dynamics that materialized while they struggled to make ends meet and the heartache of her brother's long separation from them was both touching and insightful" - Florence Osmund, the author of Regarding Anna and Nineteen Hundred Days

The series of unfortunate events that covered Hemalatha's life with a thick veil of guilt are poured into a heart-touching story that everyone should experience…


About Hemalatha Gnanasekar

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Hemalatha Gnanasekar is an Indian-born writer raised in an impoverished family. Writing has been Hemalatha's passion ever since she was young, but the struggle to overcome poverty prevented her from dedicating herself to her passion – until now. Through her work and her books, Hemalatha gives an unconventional perspective on women's life and struggle in today's world. Some of her books...

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