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My family and other saints

Author: Kirin Narayan
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing distributor, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1969, young Kirin Narayan's older brother, Rahoul, announced that he was quitting school and leaving home to seek enlightenment with a guru. From boyhood, his restless creativity had continually surprised his family, but his departure shook up everyone - especially Kirin, who adored her high-spirited, charismatic brother. A touching, funny, and always affectionate memoir, "My Family and Other Saints" traces the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kirin Narayan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirin Narayan
ISBN: 9780226568218 0226568210
OCLC Number: 768534925
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: vii, 236 s. : ill. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kirin Narayan.

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"A lovely book about the author's youth in Bombay, India.... The family home becomes a magnet for truth-seekers, and Narayan is there to affectionately document all of it." - Body + Soul "Gods, gurus Read more...

 
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