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White dancing elephants : stories / Chaya Bhuvaneswar.

By: Bhuvaneswar, ChayaMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books ; 2018. Edition: First U.S. editionDescription: 205 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781945814617 (paperback); 1945814616 (paperback)Uniform titles: Short stories. Selections. Subject(s): India -- Fiction | India -- 21st century -- FictionGenre/Form: Short stories. DDC classification: 813.6 LOC classification: PS3602.H54 | A6 2018Summary: A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha's birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. Orphans in India get pulled into a strange "rescue" mission aimed at stripping their mysterious powers. A brief but intense affair between two women culminates in regret and betrayal. A boy seeks memories of his sister in the legend of a woman who weds death. In sixteen remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color--cunning, bold, and resolute--facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other.
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A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha's birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. Orphans in India get pulled into a strange "rescue" mission aimed at stripping their mysterious powers. A brief but intense affair between two women culminates in regret and betrayal. A boy seeks memories of his sister in the legend of a woman who weds death. In sixteen remarkable stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar spotlights diverse women of color--cunning, bold, and resolute--facing sexual harassment and racial violence, and occasionally inflicting that violence on each other.

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