The Hero's Walk

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.27 hours)
Product Number: Z100146940
Released: Mar 26, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780735275614
Narrator/s: Laara Sadiq
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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After the release of Anita Rau Badami's critically acclaimed first novel, Tamarind Mem, it was evident a promising new talent had joined the Canadian literary community. Her dazzling literary follow-up is The Hero's Walk, a novel teeming with the author's trademark tumble of the haphazard beauty, wreckage and folly of ordinary lives. Set in the dusty seaside town of Toturpuram on the Bay of Bengal, The Hero's Walk traces the terrain of family and forgiveness through the lives of an exuberant cast of characters bewildered by the rapid pace of change in today's India. Each member of the Rao family pits his or her chance at personal fulfillment against the conventions of a crumbling caste and class system. Anita Rau Badami explains that "The Hero's Walk is a novel about so many things: loss, disappointment, choices and the importance of coming to terms with yourself and the circumstances of your life without losing the dignity embedded in all of us. At one level it is about heroism - not the hero of the classic epic, those enormous god-sized heroes - but my fascination with the day-to-day heroes and the heroism that's needed to survive all the unexpected disasters and pitfalls of life."

Author(s): Anita Rau Badami
Original Publish Date: Mar 26, 2019

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Author(s): Anita Rau Badami
Product Number EB00683237
Released: Aug 25, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: #9780307363954

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