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17 Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir

By: Jaspreet Singh

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032601

ISBN: 8186939296

Condition: New


17 Tomatoes : Tales from Kashmir is a series of linked stories that revolve around two Sikh boys coming of age in an Indian Army camp in Kashmir. Each story takes a minor character from the previous tale and builds a new tale, weaving a collective portrait of the border community. In addition to the boys, Adi (a student of gardens) and Arjun (a budding chemist), we meet a boatman’s daughter, a celebrity cricket umpire and Parachute Aunty. From modern missiles to cricket matches, from religious miracles to the sumptuous gardens of Shalimar and Nishat, Singh treats beauty, politics, and religi... View more info