If you live your whole life being who everyone else wants you to be, how do you know who you really are?
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever.
Forced to question everything that he has ever believed, should he simply follow the path that has been laid out for him, or will pursuing the truth help him to find what has always been missing?
As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but ultimately who he wants to be.
Awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion and shortlisted for the inaugural Quagga Prize for Literary Fiction in 2014, if you love engrossing books that will take you on a journey, download Finding Arun now.
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Loved learning about Indian culture. Well written
We are proud to announce that FINDING ARUN by Marisha Pink is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. This tells a reader that this book is well worth their time and money!
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite Finding Arun by Marisha Pink is a beautifully written story that will take readers along with Aaron Rutherford and his journey of self-discovery. When Aaron loses his mother, he discovers a secret from her past which takes him on an incredible journey of discovering his identity and the truth about himself which was hidden from him. What he finds out, the events and the lies will change his life forever and he also finds out what he wants from life and who he wants to be. His journey of self-discovery takes him to India, to his mother who resides in Puri. There he discovers an entirely new world linked to his life which was non-existent to him until then. It is a well written book that is vivid in its descriptions and will stimulate readers with its color and cultural references. The finding of Arun in the due course of Aaron's journey is indeed well sketched, descriptive, and will touch the hearts of readers in a good way. I liked the character portrayal and the author has aesthetically captured the essence of India. Aaron's journey to India to meet his mother, whom he never knew existed, is very soulful. The twists and turns in the plot, along with the suspense, make it a compelling read. The author has described the Indian culture nicely and the book highlights Aaron’s determination to be true to his dreams and find out his true identity. A very colorful story with the right amount of suspense and emotions that makes it an engaging read.