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First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood (P.S.)
First Darling of the Morning Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood - P.S.
Author: Thrity Umrigar
A poignant and brave exploration of childhood's less lovely spaces, First Darling is a sensitive, vividly-relived memoir that captures the innocence and confusion of a small Indian girl struggling against the paradoxes that rock her life. Told with startling honesty, the memoir paints an unforgettable picture of middle-class life in contemporary...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780061451614
ISBN-10: 0061451614
Publication Date: 11/1/2008
Pages: 320
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Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
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I was expecting a different kind of book....more details of life on the streets of Bombay for example. But I was surprised and enthralled by Umrigar's memoirs. This book is filled with the delightful, but humanly real, characters and situations that inhabit her books. I'm hoping she writes a sequel; I'm dying to know about the start of her life in America.
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