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Cracking India: A Novel

Cracking India (Paperback)

Cracking India (Paperback)

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Published by Milkweed Editions

296 pages

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1571310487

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9781571310484)

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The 1947 Partition of India is the backdrop for this powerful novel, narrated by a precocious child who describes the brutal transition with chilling veracity. Young Lenny Sethi is kept out of school because she suffers from polio. She spends her days with Ayah, her beautiful nanny, visiting with the large group of admirers that Ayah draws. It is in the company of these working class characters that Lenny learns about religious differences, religious intolerance, and the blossoming gen...

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Cracking India,  

A Novel,  

Bapsi Sidhwa,  

historical fiction,  

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About Bapsi Sidhwa

Bapsi Sidhwa is a Pakistani writer who currently lives in Houston, U.S. She writes in English. She h...

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