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Several contrasting themes are debated throughout the plot, such as being a single parent versus marrying someone you don’t love, arranged marriages and love-based matches, setting Sri Lankan customs beside Canadian ones, overcoming challenges vs. succumbing to them. Priya is writing for a New Age magazine; Suresh is a journalist for a Christian publication.
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Gower Street, by journalist, editor and civil servant Nix Wadden, is a gentle recollection about St. John’s, NL, primarily during the years of the Great Depression and the Second World War.