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A Box of Stolen Moments

Price : $7.75
ISBN # : 9789382536178
Author : Usha Bande
pages: 176
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : LiFi Publications
Published : 2014

This collection of contemporary short fictions offers a kaleidoscopic view of life in all its charms, vagaries, humour and pain. These are not autobiographical pieces but the emotions and feelings that go into the making of a story by blowing up a small situation or a chance remark are real. The stories mirror social changes and the process of social evolution. They bear witness to the sad yet vibrant existence of women the pain of separation sung through folk songs; the agony of a woman who questions her own decision; a woman trying to find a solution to her mid-life crisis. Some of the stories take a humorous dig at life while some others offer a serious view.

Author Bio: Dr. Usha Bande is an academic and critic by profession but a creative and journalistic writer by vocation. Usha Bande did her Ph.D. from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and post-doctoral research from University of Florida, Gainesville (USA). She is a prolific bilingual writer in English and Hindi. She has translated Marathi stories into Hindi and English. She has more than a dozen books to her credit; some of them are Violence in Media and Society; Culture, Nature and Literature, Ecology and Folk Traditions in Himachal Pradesh, a Coffee Table book entitled Forts and Palaces of Himachal Pradesh and Writing Resistance: A Comparative Study of Women Novelists.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 05 August, 2014.
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