Padma Venkatraman Climbing the Stairs

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Climbing the Stairs

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 02 Pages: 254 in Publisher: Penguin Group. (USA) Incorporated Fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of going to college - an unusual aspiration for a girl living in itishoccupied India during World War II. Then tragedy strikes . and Vidya and her other are forced to move into a traditional household with their extended family. where women are meant to be married. not educated. eaking the rules. Vidya finds refuge in her grandfather's liary. But then her other does something unthinkable. and Vidya's life becomes a whirlwind of political and personal complications. The question is. will she be strong enough to survive

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15-year-old Vidya dreams of going to college - an unusual aspiration for a girl living in British-occupied India during World War II. Then tragedy strikes, and Vidya and her brother are forced to move into a traditional household with their extended family, where women are meant to married - not educated. Breaking the rules, Vidya finds refuge in her grandfather's library. But then her brother does something unthinkable and Vidya's life becomes a whirlwind of political and personal complications. The question is, will she be strong enough to survive?

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This novel vivifies a unique era and culture as it movingly expresses how love and hope can blossom even under the most dismal of circumstances. "Publishers Weekly", starred review

In her first novel, Venkatraman paints an intricate and convincing backdrop of a conservative Brahmin home in a time of change. "Booklist", starred review

?This novel vivifies a unique era and culture as it movingly expresses how love and hope can blossom even under the most dismal of circumstances.? ?"Publishers Weekly", starred review

?In her first novel, Venkatraman paints an intricate and convincing backdrop of a conservative Brahmin home in a time of change.? ?"Booklist", starred review

"This novel vivifies a unique era and culture as it movingly expresses how love and hope can blossom even under the most dismal of circumstances." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review

"In her first novel, Venkatraman paints an intricate and convincing backdrop of a conservative Brahmin home in a time of change." - "Booklist", starred review

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