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Daddyji

Ved Mehta

Daddyji

by Ved Mehta

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Roli Books in India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Fathers,
  • Health officers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVed Mehta
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882842M
    ISBN 108174367527
    ISBN 109788174367525

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Daddyji book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. DADDYJI is Ved Mehta's autobiography dealing primarily with his father, Amol Daddyji is a biographical portrait of Amolak Ram Mehta, a distinguished Indian public-health officer, written by his son, Ved Mehta.

As the story unfolds, it also becomes a re-creation, in crystalline detail, of Daddyji book whole world - the everyday life of a family in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century :// Daddyji; Mamaji book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for :// Get this from a library.

Daddyji. [Ved Mehta] -- Biographical portrait of the author's father Amolak Ram Mehta (Daddyji), b.distinguished Indian public health :// Daddyji is, at first glance, a biographical portrait of Amolak Ram Mehta, a distinguished Indian public-health officer, written by his son Ved Mehta, but in reality, as the story unfolds, it is seen to be a recreation, in crystalline detail, of a whole world-the everyday life of pre-Partition   The parts about his marriage to a young girl who met Daddyji book of his designated criteria (no English -- no music) and kept chanting mantras while Daddyji was off to the club (high stake card games) is particularly appealing.

The book ends with young Ved's nearly fatal meningitis and resultant :// One might expect the book, which is basically biographical, to be heavy reading. However, the author’s prose has Daddyji book light touch, and succeeds in making the book very easy to read.

This combined with his unsentimental though sympathetic narration, results in a vivid picture of social and family life in Punjab in the late 19th and early 20th   "Daddyji is, at first glance, a biographical portrait of Amolak Ram Mehta, a distinguished Indian public-health officer, written by his son Ved Mehta, but in reality, as the story unfolds, it is seen to be a recreation, in crystalline detail, of a whole world—the everyday life of pre-Partition Lahore.

Daddyji () is the first book in Mehta’s extraordinary series of memoirs, Continents Buy Daddyji by Mehta, Ved (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Poetry, Drama & Criticism › History & Criticism › Literary Studies. Daddy-Ji is one of the most popular characters that was published and distributed by the Madhu Muskan Comics.

The character of Daddy-Ji was featured on a regular basis in the weekly comics magazine for around 25 years, but became most popular during s and :// In the summer ofan Indian public-health official (Daddyji) and his wife (Mamaji) were traveling with their six children to the Vale of Kashmir for a holiday.

During a break in the journey, their blind nine-year-old son, Ved the author of this exquisitely composed memoir heard water flowing and asked about  › Books › Parenting & Relationships › Family Relationships. This book is delightful and well worth reading. Ved Mehta has been one of my favourite writers since the 60s/70s and re reading them is a delight.

Recommended for the superb writing style and an insight into Indian family life during the period of  › Books › History › Asia. Although Ved Mehta has been blind since childhood, he has written eleven books in fifteen years, from his autobiography Face to Face to Daddyji, his memoir of his father.

Mamaji is a companion volume to both of these books, and it tells the story of the authors mother, Shanti Devi MehtaMamaji, as her children called herand, by extension, of an COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus Mamaji was the shy, orthodox wife of a cosmopolitan British-and American-trained physician who held high posts in the public health service under the Raj.

Hardcover in dj. First edition. The story of a high-caste Hindu family. A companion volume to the author's previous book, Daddyji. Binding very sturdy. Slight foxing to textblock top edge "Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-ji" introduces students to traditions and culture of India and this story is a very fun filled and interesting story focuses on Aneel, a boy who has his grandparents from India to visit grandparents are unique in their way and they tell exciting stories to gets very impressed with a story of a Completing--and often revising--the first novel of the Continents of Exile series, Daddyji, Mehta produces a deceptively simple, impressively artful book, one that manages to fulfil its aspiration to transcend mere autobiography and achieve the status of  › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Historical.

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His other books include Mahatma Gandhi and His Apostles, Portrait of India, and Fly and The Fly-Bottle. His website is  › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Arts & Literature. Smart. Funny. Fearless."It's pretty safe to say that Spy was the most influential magazine of the s.

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Books of The Times. By Anatole Broyard. May 8, ; I'm aware that this is a long introduc tion to Ved Mehta's “Daddyji,” but it seems to me that the book calls for it, for Mr.

Mehta's. Synopsis After her mother's death, middle-aged Theodora Goodman contemplates the desert of her life. Freed of the trammels of convention, she leaves Australia for a European tour and becomes involved with the residents of a small French hotel. The Australian author won the Nobel Prize for  › Fiction › Contemporary Fiction.Ved Mehta has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Ved Mehta’s most popular book is Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of ://  The book, “Daddyji,” which will be published next week by Farrar, Strauss.

& Giroux, is about the father; and it is about Ved Mehta, too. “There comes a time when the child becomes parent to