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Searching for women who drink whisky : life and love in India

Author: Miranda Kennedy
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When journalist Miranda Kennedy arrives in New Delhi she discovers that renting an apartment as a single woman is next to impossible and finds herself cheerfully labelled as the unmarried Feringhee (foreigner) with the cats. And so begins her struggle to find a place for herself in the New India, a country racing headlong into a future no one seems to be able to keep up with, least of all the extraordinary women who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Miranda Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda Kennedy
ISBN: 9780732288280 0732288282
OCLC Number: 713775099
Notes: Originally published: Sideways on a scooter. New York : Random House, 2011.
Description: viii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Are you alone? --
Boyfriended --
Pious virgins and brave-hearted heroes --
A whiskey-drinking woman --
Cooked by Brahmin hands --
Ladies only --
A million matches --
The Brahmin versus the untouchable --
Seven lifetimes --
A modest dowry --
The boy will do --
Too much passion for this world --
Curves --
The bride who showed her teeth --
Any issue? --
A game in which my name was --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Miranda Kennedy.

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