In the Shadow of Crows

In the Shadow of Crows

Book - 2009
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"I was so moved by this extraordinary true story."-Dame Felicity LottWhen Bindra contracts leprosy, she is set on fire and driven from the Himalayan foothills where she was born. David is brought up in England speaking "kitchen Urdu" and his childhood imagination is entirely consumed by a fantasy life in India. Disaster drives him to rediscover his non-British roots. Eventually he walks into a leprosy colony and meets an elderly woman called Bindra. Both their lives are transformed.Part of the proceeds from this title go to the charity Sarvashubhamkara, which works on the Indian subcontinent with victims of leprosy.
Publisher: London : Reportage Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781906702069
Branch Call Number: 362.196998 B612m
Characteristics: 341 p. : map ; 22 cm.


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