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India
Chandrahas Choudhury

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India
a traveler's literary companion
edited by Chandrahas Choudhury ; foreword by Anita Desai

Published 2010 by Whereabouts Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Anita Desai
Preface
North: Kasmhir: Salman Rushdie, The hair of the prophet; Delhi: Qurratulain Hyder, The sound of falling leaves; Agra: Kunal Basu, The accountant
Northeast: Assam: Jahnavi Barua, The magic spell; Arunachal Pradesh: Mamang Dai, The scent of orange blossom
East: Bihar: Phanishwarnath Renu, Panchlight; Kolkata: Bibhutibhushan Bandhopadhyay, Canvasser Krishnanlal; Orissa: Fakir Mohan Senapati, Asura Pond
West: Gujarat: Nazir Mansuri, The whale; Mumbai: Vikram Chandra, Ganesh Gaitonde sells his gold; Goa: Anjum Hasan, Eye in the sky
South: Karnataka: Jayant Kaikini, Dots and lines; Kerala: Lalithambika Antherjanam, In the moonlight; Tamil Nadu: Githa Hariharan, Halfway animals.

Edition Notes

"Stories from eight languages and more than a dozen distinct cultures and regions--from north, south, east, west, and even from India's remote northeast--are brought together in this vibrant collection"--P. 4 of cover.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
809.3/935854
Library of Congress
PR9497.32 .I49 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 235 p. ;
Number of pages
235

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24383508M
ISBN 13
9781883513245
LC Control Number
2010014338
OCLC/WorldCat
466334789

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