Akhil Sharma is an Indian-American author and professor of creative writing. His first published novel An Obedient Father won the 2001 Hemingway Pen Award. His second, Family Life, won the 2015 Folio Prize and 2016 International Dublin Literary Award.
One voice I trieda third-person focused on the point-of-view of the child. The third-person narrative consumes plot at a different rate at the first-person.