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Carmit Delman

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Carmit Delman is descended from the Bene Israel, an ancient community of Indian Jews. American-born, she has lived in Ohio, New York, and Israel. After studying literature and anthropology at Brandeis University, she received an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College. Currently she lives, teaches, and writes in Boston.


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Burnt Bread and Chutney
Growing Up Between Cultures - A Memoir of an Indian Jewish Childhood
Written by Carmit Delman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $15.00

**Named by School Library Journal as one of the Best Adult Books for High School Students, 2003

Contributing her own unique story to the growing genre of bi-cultural narratives (which includes Marie Arana’s critically-acclaimed American Chica) Carmit Delman has written a coming-of-age memoir that explores the life of an Indian Jewish girl... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Burnt Bread and Chutney
Growing Up Between Cultures - A Memoir of an Indian Jewish Childhood
Written by Carmit Delman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

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