Startsida
Hjälp
Sök i LIBRIS databas

     

 

Sökning: onr:dqnszpsvbgl1wfxb > Stealing green mang...

Stealing green mangoes : two brothers, two fates, one Indian childhood / Sunil Dutta.

Dutta, Sunil (author.)
ISBN 9780062795854
First edition.
Publicerad: New York: NY : An Anthony Bourdain Book/Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Copyright: ℗♭2019
Engelska 238 pages
  • Bok
Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
Stäng  
  • News from France -- Raja park -- The exile -- A maharaja in raja park -- A Jaipur romance -- Falling out -- The dangerous game: Raju with Khalistanis -- Must love end in a tragedy? -- Flight of love across the oceans -- Science, idealism, disillusion, and the search for meaning -- The first day -- Victims as killers -- Criminals? Victims? Do we have a choice?. 
  • "A memoir about the divergent paths of two brothers - one who became a police officer and the other a murderer. Sunil Dutta was a twenty-year veteran of the LAPD. Before that, he was a biologist at the University of California and a translator of classic Indian poetry. Before that, he was a destitute refugee, his family uprooted by the genocidal violence surrounding the Partition of India. Back then, he had a brother. Back then, they were children together, chasing whatever fun and solace they could find in impossible conditions. Sunil looked up to Raju. He admired his strength, his character. Raju took a different path. He was arrested, he fled the law, he became a fugitive. He became a terrorist. Then he became a father - and then a murderer. After being diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer later in life, Sunil urgently wanted to understand what choices had led he and his brother down such radically different paths. In Stealing Green Mangoes, Dutta takes us from his family home in Rajasthan to America, to France, to the streets of southeastern Los Angeles, homing in on the questions that tore him and Raju apart: Can you outgrow the madness that made you? Can you make peace with the ghosts of your past? A memoir with sweeping, spiritual ambitions, Stealing Green Mangoes tells the story of a man who pushed back against the forces that captured his own brother and built a compassionate, meaningful life in a broken world."--Inside dust jacket. 

Ämnesord

Flyktingar  (sao)
Cancerpatienter  (sao)
Invandrare  (sao)
Brothers.  (LCSH)
Immigrants  -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography. (LCSH)
East Indian Americans  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Police  -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography. (LCSH)
Lungs  -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography. (LCSH)
Poliser  (kao)
Refugees  (LCSH)
Immigrants  (LCSH)
Förenta staterna  -- Los Angeles (sao)

Genre

Självbiografier  (saogf)
Autobiographies.  (lcgft.)

Personnamn

Dutta, Sunil.
Dutta, Sunil -- Family.

Indexterm och SAB-rubrik

Lz Biografi: särskilda personer

Klassifikation

E184.E2 (LCC)
973/.04914/0092 (DDC)
Lz Dutta, Sunil (kssb/8)
Inställningar Hjälp

Titeln finns på 1 bibliotek. 

Bibliotek i västra Sverige (1)

Ange som favorit

Sök utanför LIBRIS

Hjälp
Om LIBRIS
Sekretess
Blogg
Hjälp
Fel i posten?
Kontakt
Teknik och format
Sök utifrån
Sökrutor
Plug-ins
Bookmarklet
Anpassa
Textstorlek
Kontrast
Vyer
LIBRIS söktjänster
SwePub
Sondera
Uppsök

Kungliga biblioteket hanterar dina personuppgifter i enlighet med EU:s dataskyddsförordning (2018), GDPR. Läs mer om hur det funkar här.
Så här hanterar KB dina uppgifter vid användning av denna tjänst.

Copyright © LIBRIS - Nationella bibliotekssystem

 
pil uppåt Stäng

Kopiera och spara länken för att återkomma till aktuell vy