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Brian M. Schwartz's A World of villages PDF

By Brian M. Schwartz

ISBN-10: 0517558157

ISBN-13: 9780517558157

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Gape "A few reporters would We embassy. S. government-issue furniture found strangely comforting. I had slept four days and was in no condition to talk to anyone, but ed that strong coffee be supplied. And so, I hours in the past four I agreed, provid- after a meal of fried chicken and pound cake at the embassy man's suburban ranch house, went off to meet the press. The embassy had rented one of the large conference rooms in the basement of the Hilton. Reporters sat shoulder to shoulder on tiny folding chairs; latecomers crowded the aisles.

Viewed as barbaric — by most Indians, and use of hand would stamp A WORLD OF VILLAGES 3 them as savages in the eyes opted for paper, which is of the West. I am fairly certain they dreadfully overpriced in Delhi because only buy it. was disappointed by Ron's friends I I had wanted to see "real" Indians, not what in my youth we would have called Uncle Toms. Then I remembered an Indian of quite another sort I had met long before. I was nine, and my parents and I were driving across the country in our beige Pontiac.

And bars. If him again in My flight to India was four days late. The airline put me up at the Nairobi Hilton, where in the I spent the days sprawled by the pool, basking sun and unaccustomed luxury. the midst of Nairobi's stubby skyline, The pool was outdoors, set in and Bombay and the mysteries of the Orient seemed impossibly far away. But four nights at Santa Cruz airport in Bombay's suburbs. The was was hot, later I arrival hall humid, and disappointingly modern; airports everywhere are alike.

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