The Resource Wild boar in the cane field : a novel, Anniqua Rana., (ebook)

Wild boar in the cane field : a novel, Anniqua Rana., (ebook)

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Wild boar in the cane field : a novel
Title
Wild boar in the cane field
Title remainder
a novel
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Anniqua Rana.
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eng
Summary
One day, a baby girl, Tara, is found, abandoned and covered in flies. She is raised by two mothers in a community rife with rituals and superstition. As she grows, Tara pursues acceptance at all costs. Saffiya, her adoptive mother, and Bhaggan, Saffiya's maidservant, are victims of the men in their community, and the two women, in turn, struggle and live short but complicated lives. The only way for the villagers to find solace is through the rituals of ancient belief systems. Tara lives in a village that could be any village in South Asia, and she dies, like many young women in the area, during childbirth. Her short life is dedicated to her efforts to find happiness, despite the fact that she has no hope of going to school or making any life choices in the feudal, patriarchal world in which she finds herself. Poignant and compelling, Wild Boar in the Cane Field depicts the tragedy that often characterizes the lives of those who live in South Asia-and demonstrates the heroism we are all capable of even in the face of traumatic realities
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Rana, Anniqua
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813/.6
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fiction
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  • Foundlings
  • Abandoned children
  • Social acceptance
  • Social status
  • Ritual
  • Villages
  • Electronic books
  • South Asia
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adult
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Wild boar in the cane field : a novel, Anniqua Rana., (ebook)
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9781631526695
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12447489
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12447489
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MWT12447489
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wild boar in the cane field : a novel, Anniqua Rana., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631526695
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12447489
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12447489
System control number
MWT12447489
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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