Part memoir, part fiction, part documentary adapting found material, part dream journal, this deeply moving book traces the journeys that its protagonists, a Kashmiri family, make across the globe, from the Himalayas to the Bronx. Some of these displacements are forced, others voluntary; home is both what they lose and what they craft for themselves along the way….
– Ranjit Hoskote
OnBeing.org: Poetry Unbound
Pádraig Ó Tuama and the Poetry Unbound team at OnBeing.org explore the nuances of the poem “Mother Writes to President Eisenhower” in a recent Podcast.
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After the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947–1948, the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir was divided between India (which controlled the regions of Jammu, Kashmir Valley, and Ladakh) and Pakistan (which controlled Gilgit–Baltistan and Azad Kashmir). – wikipedia.com