If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD)


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    If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) characters If You See Me Don't Say Hi Somewhere between 45 and 5 stars rounding upWith his debut story collection If You See Me Don't Say Hi Neel Patel serves notice that he is a talent to be reckoned with The 11 stories in this collection are packed with emotion and turn people's perceptions and stereotypes of most Indian Americans on their ear Some of the characters

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    If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) LOVE AND LOSS follow the characters in these eleven beautifully written stories They follow various scenarios in the lives of characters of Indian descent maintains their own customer while navigating new lives in the states The title story i

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    If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) IF YOU SEE ME DON'T SAY HI bristles with unexpected meetings and reunions recognitions and failed recognitions passions and estrangements of all kinds These stories have a sharp eye for the complexities of modern life but Neel Patel writes with the wisdom and compassion of an old soul

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    If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) Neel Patel â 4 Read & Download Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel 35 starsA great debut short story collection that centers the complex lives of first generation Indian Americans some ueer and some straight Neel Patel an emerging voice in literature dispels the model minority

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    characters If You See Me Don't Say Hi If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel I received this via Goodreads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review 35 stars overallA well done collection of stories Actually enjoyed all of them Not that I wasn't expecting to but sometimes it is in the back of my mind when I pick up any short story collection Loved taking the time to savor theseNo complaints about this one Definitely re read material down the road Individual ratings God of Destruction 3 stars Hare rama hare krishna

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) Honestly this review says it about as well as I could me discuss this book

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel Neel Patel â 4 Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) If You See Me Don't Say Hi is a collection of eleven fictional short stories about different experiences of first generation Indian Americans The stories are written with the goal to subvert the model minority myth and break down stereotypes I am not Indian so I cannot say whether Neel succeeded in his endeavour from an own voices point of view I do however find it interesting that each story contained a charac

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    Neel Patel â 4 Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) What I liked most about this book is that it was an easy fast read The book left me lost and confused The details were clear the characters were all sad and strange Depressing but I didn’t feel bad for them I almost wanted something horrible to happen to them just so I could see some type humanness Can a book be boring and intriguing at the same time? This was a different type of read for me

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    If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) Indian American Patel’s short story collection is comprised of eleven tales of young men and women flailing in their attempts to find meaningful relationships Patel’s characters are not afraid to seek friendship—or lovers—but communic

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel Neel Patel â 4 Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi (DOWNLOAD) 15 starsHighly avoidable One dimensional characters in stories that are extremely repetitive in essence and just about everything Themes were intriguing which is the reason I picked this one up but it was a total disaster in terms of execution It felt as if the author had merely changed the names and places but the story line or arc was the same What irritated me the most is the casual nature with which the au

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  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • If You See Me Don't Say Hi
  • Neel Patel
  • English
  • 14 August 2018
  • 9781250183194

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Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi 104 Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel characters If You See Me Don't Say Hi Stalking The men and women in these stories are full of passion regret envy anger and yearning They fall in love with the wrong people and betray one another and deal with the accumulation of years of subtle racism They are utterly compelling Ranging across the country Patel’s stories empathetic provocative twisting and wryly funny introduce a bold new literary voice one that feels timely than ev. Indian American Patel s short story collection is comprised of eleven tales of young men and women flailing in their attempts to find meaningful relationships Patel s characters are not afraid to seek friendship or lovers but communication seems inevitably to go sideways resulting in frayed friendships and broken hearts Patel seems to sum it up with a uote taken from God of Destruction Happiness is a currency that when it goes it goes and few people are willing to give you some of theirs All of Patel s characters are Indian Americans living in Illinois but their cultural heritage is not a major component There is an arranged marriage in Hare Rama Hare Krishna and several of the stories have characters feeling their parents expectations to achieve excellent grades be admitted to premier universities and become doctors and there is the occasional story where the character encounters racist taunts and bullying But for the most part the characters Indian culture is irrelevant Rather they are universal coming of age stories where the protagonists are both sympathetic and yet flawed Enjoy

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Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi 104 Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel characters If You See Me Don't Say Hi Ld never guess; three women who almost gleefully throw off the pleasant agreeability society asks of them; and in the final pair of linked stories a young couple struggling against the devastating force of community gossip If You See Me Don't Say Hi examines the collisions of old world and new world small town and big city traditional beliefs like arranged marriage and modern rituals like Facebook. 35 starsA great debut short story collection that centers the complex lives of first generation Indian Americans some ueer and some straight Neel Patel an emerging voice in literature dispels the model minority myth with these 11 well written stories Though people often make assumptions about Indian Americans eg they are rich all they care about is working hard and getting their kids into good schools their families all abide by the same traditions this collection reveals the messier truth that Indian Americans experience forbidden desires and devastating heartbreak that the forces of racism and classism and homophobia affect their lives and Indian Americans individual wills can clash with their community s aspirations in brutal ways This collection struck me as bittersweet than hopeful though regardless of its final tone the stories convey great perceptiveness and empathy for the regrets and the choices that make us humanThe strongest stories in this collection stood out due to their deep emotional resonance and the layered relationships between characters often influenced by markers such as class and gender My favorites If You See Me Don t Say Hi a story about the tumultuous bond between two brothers that took my breath away The Other Language about a boy who travels with his family and develops a crush on a servant boy that becomes marred by class and clashing longings and the two ending stories that feature the same set of characters World Famous and Radha Krishna in which a man and a woman contend with the community gossip that threatens to tear them apart I love the drama Neel Patel inserts into these stories how for the most part they serve to undermine stereotypes about Indian Americans about women and about ueer people These stories reveal sad truths about what happens when we do not treat people well or when we live in a society that makes it so difficult for immigrants to succeed even when they push themselves to I keep coming back to the emotion and the word bittersweet as I feel like it captures the wise compassionate and sometimes funny melancholy that pervades If You See Me Don t Say HiWhile some of the stories did not resonate with me as much I felt that they did not have the depth of the other stories or their characters relationships did not pull at my heart as much I would still recommend this collection to fans of short stories or contemporary fiction especially those interested in LGBT narratives I read that Patel is working on his novel and I am excited for it as I felt that I could have read full novels about the characters in my favorite stories from this collection Also props to Patel for joining together traditional aspects of Indian Americans lives eg arranged marriage with modern day conventions eg Facebook stalking which I may or may not do often Yay for the representation of ueer people of color I am grateful to Patel for his hard work in refining his craft and sharing his voice

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Read & Download If You See Me Don't Say Hi 104 Read & Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â Neel Patel characters If You See Me Don't Say Hi In these eleven sharp surprising stories Neel Patel gives voice to our most deeply held stereotypes and then slowly undermines them His characters almost all of who are first generation Indian Americans subvert our expectations that they will sit uietly by We meet two brothers caught in an elaborate web of envy and loathing; a young gay man who becomes involved with an older man whose secret he cou. IF YOU SEE ME DON T SAY HI bristles with unexpected meetings and reunions recognitions and failed recognitions passions and estrangements of all kinds These stories have a sharp eye for the complexities of modern life but Neel Patel writes with the wisdom and compassion of an old soul