Author: Maura Moynihan
Publisher: Roli Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8174360719
A collection of charming and idiosyncratic stories about the emotional landscape of the subcontinent as seen through the eyes of an ex-pat visitor.
The outspoken candor of the stories will utterly disarm the reader. As an interface between cultures, the book explores the quests and aspirations of life with sensitivity and empathy. This photographic journal al of life in urban India manages to break through barriers of language and culture in affirmation of the common humanity of its protagonists. The clamor and contradictions of life amidst the heat and dust of India with its complex social stratification, its betrayals and epiphanies is documented with clear-eyed humor an d a deep compassion.