The Resource Ayya's accounts : a ledger of hope in modern India, (ebook)

Ayya's accounts : a ledger of hope in modern India, (ebook)

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Ayya's accounts : a ledger of hope in modern India
Title
Ayya's accounts
Title remainder
a ledger of hope in modern India
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eng
Summary
Ayya's Accounts explores the life of an ordinary man-orphan, refugee, shopkeeper, and grandfather-during a century of tremendous hope and upheaval. Born in colonial India into a despised caste of former tree climbers, Ayya lost his mother as a child and came of age in a small town in lowland Burma. Forced to flee at the outbreak of World War II, he made a treacherous 1,700-mile journey by foot, boat, bullock cart, and rail back to southern India. Becoming a successful fruit merchant, Ayya educated and eventually settled many of his descendants in the United States. Luck, nerve, subterfuge, and sorrow all have their place along the precarious route of his advancement. Emerging out of tales told to his American grandson, Ayya's Accounts embodies a simple faith-that the story of a place as large and complex as modern India can be told through the life of a single individual
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pandian, Anand
Dewey number
954.82
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1919-
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  • Mariappan, M. P.
  • Das, Veena
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  • Tamil (Indic people)
  • Tamil (Indic people)
  • Nadars
  • Nadars
  • Merchants
  • India
Target audience
adult
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Ayya's accounts : a ledger of hope in modern India, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253012661
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11531500
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remote
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11531500
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MWT11531500
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ayya's accounts : a ledger of hope in modern India, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253012661
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531500
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531500
System control number
MWT11531500
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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