Item description for The House of Subadar by Vijay Medtia...
After losing theirnorthwest Indianfarm to the bank, the Subadars must embark upona 1,000-mile journey through the panoramic, breathtaking states of Punjab, Gujurat, and Rajastan. Upon reaching their destination of Bombay, the dreams and expectations of the family are shattered as they are hit by thereality of urban slum life. At once heartwarming and heartbreaking, thestory of theSubadars'12-day travel in a secondhand truckis one of courage and loyalty, family and friendship, and ultimatelyfindinghope amidst cultural differences and the tragedy of reality.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.87" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Arcadia Books
ISBN 1901969274 ISBN13 9781901969276
Availability 0 units.
More About Vijay Medtia
Vijay Medtia is a native of Manchester, England, though he often visited India as he was growing up. He is the author of the short story "Pinto the Barber," which appears in the anthology "Hair."