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How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, And Got A Life - Plagiarism - Additional Accusations - Tanuja Desai Hidier
... Independent noted three passages in Opal Mehta similar to Tanuja Desai Hidier's Born Confused (2002), another young adult novel about an Indian-American teenager ... Hidier later stated that she had "ironically" been alerted to the allegations on the day Viswanathan was quoted in The New York Times ... Hidier said An excerpt of Born Confused had appeared in Seventeen magazine in 2002 ...