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Climbing the Mango Trees

A Memoir of a Childhood in India

Climbing the Mango Trees( )
Author: Jaffrey, Madhur
ISBN:978-0-09-189929-5
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:Ebury Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $65.00
Book Description:

'I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing 'Om', which means 'I am' in Sanskrit, on my tongue with a little finger dipped in honey. When the family priest arrived to draw up my horoscope, he scribbled astrological symbols on a long scroll and set down a name for me, Indrani, or 'queen of the heavens'. My father ignored him completely and proclaimed my name was to be Madhur ('sweet as...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Culinary
Cooking / Regional & Ethnic / Indian & South Asian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24.2 x 4.2 cm
Book Weight:0.595 Kilograms



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