Githa Hariharan was educated in Bombay, Manila, and the United States. She has worked in public television in the United States and as an editor in India. Her first novel, The Thousand Faces of Night, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Since then, she has published a collection of short stories, The Art of Dying, and two novels, The Ghosts of Vasu Master and When Dreams Travel. She lives in New Delhi.
Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: August 10, 2004 Price: $13.00
Meek, middle-aged Professor of History Shiv Murthy takes in his 24-year-old ward, Meena, when she breaks her leg—even though they barely know each other. Over the next six weeks, his quiet life will be thrown into turmoil: as he struggles to care for this intellectual, self-possessed, and sexually aware young woman...
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