May You Be The Mother Of A Hundred Sons : A Journey Among The Women Of India

May You Be The Mother Of A Hundred Sons : A Journey Among The Women Of India

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"The most stimulating and thought-provoking book on India in a long time..Bumiller has made India new and immediate again." THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD In a chronicle rich in diversity, detail, and empathy, Elisabeth Bumiller illuminates the many women's lives she shared--from wealthy sophisticates in New Delhi, to villagers in the dusty northern plains, to movie stars in Bombay, intellectuals in Calcutta, and health workers in the south--and the contradictions she encountered, during her three and a half years in India as a reporter for THE WASHINGTON POST. In their fascinating, and often tragic stories, Bumiller found a strength even in powerlessness, and a universality that raises questions for women around the world. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1990. 306 p
ISBN: 9780394563916
Branch Call Number: History 305.40954 Bum

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