Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?


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Set against the tumultuous backdrop of a fragmenting Punjab and moving between Canada and India, Can you Hear the Nightbird Call? charts the interweaving stories of three Indian women - Bibi-ji, Leela and Nimmo - each in search of a resting place amid rapidly changing personal and political landscapes. The ambitious, defiant Sikh Bibi-ji, born Sharanjeet Kaur in a Punjabi village, steals her sister Kanwar's destiny, thereby gaining passage to Canada. Leela Bhat, born to a German mother and a Hindu father, is doomed to ...

Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? 2007, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676976052

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Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? 2006, Knopf Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676976045