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Mountains Painted with Turmeric Kshatri, Lila Bahadura/ Hutt, Michael J. (TRN)|Chettri, Lil Bahadur 1 of 1

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0231143567
ISBN-13: 9780231143561
Sku: 204875466
Publish Date: 1/1/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Pages:  123
Age Range:  26 to UP
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Mountains Painted with Turmeric tells the story of a peasant farmer named Dhane (which means, ironically, "wealthy one") struggling to provide for his wife and son and arrange the marriage of his beautiful younger sister. Unable to keep up with the financial demands of the "big men" who control his village, Dhane and his family suffer one calamity after another, and a series of quarrels with fellow villagers forces them into exile.|In haunting prose, Lil Bahadur Chettri portrays the dukha, or suffering and sorrow, endured by ordinary peasants; the exploitation of the poor by the rich and powerful; and the social conservatism that twists a community into punishing a woman for being the victim of a crime.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   22
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0123
Product attributePublisher:   Columbia University Press
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