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The Village By The Sea An Indian Family Story



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Author: Desai, Anita
ISBN: 9780141359762
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2015
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 198mm x 129mm x 20mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Lila hastily began to roll out the chapatis and bake them, although tears ran from her eyes and blinded her . . . Ever since their mother became seriously ill, life has been a struggle for Lila and her brother, Hari. With their father unemployed, they have to find ways to earn money and look after their two little sisters. In desperation, Hari runs away from their small fishing village to find work in the city, leaving Lila alone to cope. But then help comes from an unexpected place . . .