The Milk Lady of Bangalore

An Unexpected Adventure
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.03 hours)
Product Number: Z13488
Released: Jan 23, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501969423
Narrator/s: Soneela Nankani
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When Shoba Narayan, a writer and cookbook author who had lived for years in Manhattan, moves back to Bangalore with her family, she befriends the milk lady, from whom she buys fresh milk every day. These two women from very different backgrounds bond over not only cows, considered holy in India, but also family, food, and life. After Narayan agrees to buy her milk lady a new cow (she needs one and Narayan can afford it, so why not?), they set off looking for just the right cow. What was at first a simple economic transaction becomes something much more complicated, though never without a hint of slapstick. When Narayan starts dreaming of cows, a little Ayurvedic medicine is in order. (Cow urine tablets, anyone?) When Narayan offers her surprised neighbors fresh cow's milk, we learn about the place of milk in Indian culture. When Narayan wants a cow to bless her house, the spiritual and historical role that cows play in India is explored. In this charming true story about two women and the animal they share, readers are treated to an insider's of view of India. The Milk Lady of Bangalore is also a window into our universal connection to food and its sources, the intricacies of female friendship, and our relationship to all animals.

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Product Number:Z13488

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Author(s): Shoba Narayan
Narrator(s): Soneela Nankani
Product Number C04903
Released: Feb 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501969362
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Author(s): Shoba Narayan
Narrator(s): Soneela Nankani
Product Number MP2399
Released: Apr 16, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501985461
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Author(s): Shoba Narayan
Product Number EB00699590
Released: Jan 23, 2018
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: #9781616207618

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