Black Candle

Black Candle

by Chitra Divakaruni

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780934971744
Publisher: CALYX Books
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxiii
The Room1
Nargis' Toilette2
Bengal Night4
The Robbers' Cave6
Gouri Mashima9
The Rat Trap12
The Arranged Marriage14
The Living Goddess Speaks16
Mother and Child19
Song of the Fisher Wife21
My Mother Tells Me a Story23
Two Women Outside a Circus, Pushkar25
The Quilt27
At the Sati Temple, Bikaner29
The Brides Come to Yuba City31
Yuba City School33
All in My Head36
I, Manju38
Traitor Body40
The Garba43
Sudha's Story45
The Makers of Chili Paste50
Sondra52
Making Samosas55
Burning Bride57
In the Hinglaj Desert61
Living Underground: Dacca 197162
Family Photo in Black and White63
Restroom65
The Woman Addresses Her Sleeping Lover68
The Rainflies69
At Muktinath72
My Mother Combs My Hair75
Boychild77
My Mother at Maui79
The Garland81
The House83
The Gift85
Villagers Visiting Jodhpur Enjoy Iced Sweets87
Visit89
Journey92
The Durga Batik95
Yoga Lessons96
The New City(I)98
The New City (II)99
The New City (III)100
On Opening a Box My Mother Left in My House101
Glossary103

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