Headwind, Laxmi’s Story – Alice Verheij

ISBN 978 94 620311 6 6
NUR: 301
Uitgeverij: WoordenStorm
Aantal pagina’s: 304
Bindwijze: paperback
Taal: Engels

Headwind, Laxmi’s Story is an English language novel about a young Bhutanese woman who was born in a refugee camp in Nepal after her parents were exiled from the supposed to be Shangri-La country Bhutan. Laxmi was resettled by the UNHCR (United Nations refugee agency) to the Netherlands. In the story she looks back at her life in the camp and tells about her struggle to integrate in a society that is alien to her. Longing for her love, the boy she grew up with in the camp and who now lives in the United States.