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Pool of life [electronic resource] : the autobiography of a Punjabi agony aunt / by Kailash Puri and Eleanor Nesbitt.

Author/Creator:
Purī, Kailāsha Jī., 1926-
Publication:
Chicago : Sussex Academic Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Series:
The Sussex Library of Asian Studies
The Sussex Library of Asian Studies
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Subjects:
Authors, Panjabi -- 20th century -- Biography.
Purī, Kailāsha Jī., 1926-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This life story of Kailash Puri, a Punjabi author and advice columnist, connects the narrative of her life to the history of Punjabi diaspora and themes in Sikh studies. Beginning with her memories of childhood in West Punjab, the work evokes the rural customs and religious practices consistent with recent scholarship on Punjabi religion rather than with the currently dominant Sikh discourse of a religion sharply distinguished from Hindu society. An arranged marriage at the age of 15 to scientist Gopal Puri brought Kailash ever-widening horizons as they moved from India to London. Through such
Contents:
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements ; Glossary ; Introduction ; 1: Childhood ; 2: Tradition ; 3: Rawalpindi and Lahore ; 4: Marriage ; 5: London; 6: India again ; 7: West Africa ; 8: Slough and Southall ; 9: Liverpool ; 10: Writing and Public Speaking ; 11: "A shoulder to cry on" ; 12: Pakistan ; Afterword ; Suggested Further Reading ; References ; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Nesbitt, Eleanor M.
ISBN:
1-78284-067-2
1-78284-069-9
OCLC:
855969735