Born Confused

Born Confused

Book - 2002
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Dimple doesn't know what to think. Her parents are from India, and she's spent years rebelling against their customs. Now everything from India is suddenly hip -- even her best friend Gwyn has a bindi dot as an accesory. To make matters worse, Dimple's parents are trying to set her up with a "suitable boy." Their first meeting is a disaster -- the boy is way too soft-spoken.. But then she bumps into the boy again at a club -- where he's the DJ. Suddenly the suitable boy is actually suitable -- because of his sheer unsuitability. A comedy about balancing your culture with your confusion.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780439357623
Branch Call Number: YA DES
Characteristics: viii, 413 p. ;,22 cm


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samihanaimah Jul 22, 2012

I totally loved this book.. it had a lot to do with her life and how she was confused in so many ways at once. Romance, friendship, and many other topics, this book is a GREAT read!

AnjaleeSingh Jul 03, 2012

Born Confused was a great story. I felt bad for Dimple and her lack of expressing her emotions and I felt she gave in to her friend, Gwyn, too easily. Other than that it was pretty good and since I'm Indian myself I enjoyed the story even more, but if I wasn't I'd probably still enjoy the story because the plot could be suspenseful at times.

penpencil22 Jun 24, 2011

It was good, but too long. The author probably could've said what she wanted to say in 200-300 pages instead of 500 something.. Anyway, I did feel unbelievably empathetic for Dimple, the main character, so it was moving to me.

Aug 19, 2010

" Born Confused" is a great story, because is about a girl named Dimple ( her offical name is not Dimple, her family and friend called her by that name) trying to find her identity, and getting confused with it. The worse part is that her friends didn't try to help her. One of them liked the boy she was in love with, and that cause more problems in her life. However at the end she realized that she is like any other human, and had the strenght to fight for the guy she liked.

This is the reason I liked the story because even though she was confused, she never gave up, and at the end she realized that she was doing the wrong thing.

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Nov 08, 2012

sofia_malaika thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 19


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