Gita Mehta's first novel describes the life of an Indian princess, Jaya Singh, brought up in Royal India in the 1920s, who becomes politically active and is torn between her loyalty to tradition and her admiration for Gandhi. Mehta is also the author of "Karma Cola".
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Jaya Singh is the intelligent, beautiful, and compassionate daughter of the Maharajah and Maharani of Balmer. Raised in the thousand-year-old tradition of purdah, a strict regime of seclusion, silence, and submission, Jaya is ill-prepared to assume the role of Regent Maharani of Sirpur upon the death of her decadent, Westernized husband. But Jaya bravely fulfills her duty and soon finds herself thrust into the center of a roiling political battle in which the future of the kingdom is at stake . . . and her own future as well.About the Author:
Gita Mehta is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Karma Cola, A River Sutra, and Snakes and Ladders.
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Book Description Simon & Schuster, NY, 1989. hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 24cm, 479p. Bookseller Inventory # 17625
Book Description Simon & Schuster, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0671432486
Book Description Simon & Schuster, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110671432486
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