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Black candle : poems about women from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Corvallis, Or. : Calyx Books, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this newly expanded edition of poetry, award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni paints moving, palpable portraits of South Asain Women. Honest and heartfelt, Black Candle is a sumptuous feast."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
Black candle.
Corvallis, Or. : Calyx Books, ©1991
(OCoLC)555569816
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
ISBN: 0934971242 9780934971249 0934971234 9780934971232
OCLC Number: 24320925
Description: ix, 95 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Room --
Nargis' Toilette --
Bengal Night --
The Robbers' Cave --
Gouri Mashima --
The Rat Trap --
The Arranged Marriage --
The Living Goddess Speaks --
Mother and Child --
Song of the Fisher Wife --
My Mother Tells Me a Story --
Two Women Outside a Circus, Pushkar --
The Quilt --
At the Sati Temple, Bikaner --
The Brides Come to Yuba City --
Yuba City School --
All in My Head --
I, Manju --
Traitor Body --
The Garba --
Sudha's Story --
The Makers of Chili Paste --
Sondra --
Making Samosas --
Burning Bride --
In the Hinglai Desert --
Living Underground: Dacca 1971 --
Family Photo in Black and White --
Restroom --
The Woman Addresses Her Sleeping Lover --
The Rainflies --
At Muktinath --
My Mother Combs My Hair --
Boychild --
My Mother at Maui --
The Garland --
The House --
The Gift --
Villagers Visiting Jodhpur Enjoy Iced Sweets --
Visit --
Journey --
The Durga Batik --
Yoga Lessons --
The New City (I) --
The New City (II) --
The New City (III) --
On Opening a Box My Mother Left in My House.
Responsibility: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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"In this newly expanded edition of poetry, award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni paints moving, palpable portraits of South Asain Women. Honest and heartfelt, Black Candle is a sumptuous feast."--Jacket.

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