The Henna Artist with Alka Joshi


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This debut novel by Alka Joshi, transports the reader to another place and time. One woman fights for what it means to truly be authentic to self. Not owned by anyone, by creating her place in life, one henna design at a time.
Alka Joshi is a graduate of Stanford University and received her M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts. She has worked as an advertising copywriter, a marketing consultant, and an illustrator. Alka was born in India, in the state of Rajasthan. Her family came to the United States when she was nine, and she now lives on California's Monterey Peninsula with her husband and two misbehaving pups. The Henna Artist is her first novel.

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