Bombay Wali & Other Stories

March 31, 2013|
Bombay Wali & Other Stories by Veena Gokhale
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Twelve stories that provide startling glimpses of contemporary life in Bombay, and elsewhere. An innocuous jazz concert that awakens painful memories for a middle-aged caregiver, a wealthy business woman compelled by the desire to hurt her best friend, a lonely, old woman in a Tokyo apartment who seeks the touch of a baby?s hand. Tales about friendship and repulsion, family ties and freedom; violence, public and private; ambition and uncertainty, alienation and acceptance, growing up and growing old.
Veena Gokhale started her career in the mercurial world of print journalism in Bombay, in the 1980s. She first came to Canada on a journalism fellowship, returning to do a Masters in Environmental Studies in Toronto. She has published fiction and poetry in anthologies and literary journals. She lives in Montreal with her partner, Marc...
Title:Bombay Wali & Other Stories
Product dimensions:175 pages, 7.99 X 5.02 X 0.54 in
Shipping dimensions:175 pages, 7.99 X 5.02 X 0.54 in
Published:March 31, 2013
Publisher:Guernica Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550716726

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