A portrait of India featuring four characters who must survive the oppression, poverty, and mistreatment of Indira Gandhi's India of the mid 1970's. Two are tailors who are forcibly sterilized, one is a student who emigrates, and the fourth is a widowed seamstress who decides to hang on. A tale of cruelty, political thuggery and despair by an Indian from Toronto, author of Such a Long Journey.
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