Roadrunner
An Indian Quest In America
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What do we learn when one great democracy looks at another? Alexis de Tocquevilles seminal Democracy in America answered the question 1800S. Today, India is the worlds other great democracy, and maybe the answers are different.Through stories large and small, this book shows us America as refracted through the eyes of an Indian who is critical but not intolerant, understanding but not starry-eyed. From gawking at wall murals by German World War II POWs in Texas to getting to know the bikers for Christ at the annual bike carnival in Sturgis, from charting the history of immigrant Icelanders to driving a fire truck in a quiet mountain town, DSouza travels American roads, discovering old cultures and new concerns in one of the most revered and reviled nations in the world today.More important, he explores the lessons in that process, for India and for readers everywhere, as he searches for meaning and nuance in ideas like patriotism and being liberal, in a countrys sense of self.Passionate and perceptive, wry and empathetic, this book is ultimately about what it means to belong. Wherever you are.

What do we learn when one great democracy looks at another? Alexis de Tocquevilles seminal Democracy in America answered the question 1800S. Today, India is the worlds other great democracy, and maybe the answers are different.Through stories large and small, this book shows us America as refracted through the eyes of an Indian who is critical but not intolerant, understanding but not starry-eyed. From gawking at wall murals by German World War II POWs in Texas to getting to know the bikers for Christ at the annual bike carnival in Sturgis, from charting the history of immigrant Icelanders to driving a fire truck in a quiet mountain town, DSouza travels American roads, discovering old cultures and new concerns in one of the most revered and reviled nations in the world today.More important, he explores the lessons in that process, for India and for readers everywhere, as he searches for meaning and nuance in ideas like patriotism and being liberal, in a countrys sense of self.Passionate and perceptive, wry and empathetic, this book is ultimately about what it means to belong. Wherever you are.

AuthorDilip D Souza
BindingPaperback
EAN9788172239060
ISBN8172239068
Height118 mm
Length1142 mm
Width787 mm
Weight84 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages344
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2009-11-19
PublisherFourth Estate
StudioFourth Estate
Sales Rank260497

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  • The author associated with Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is Dilip D Souza.
  • The EAN for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 9788172239060.
  • The ISBN for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 8172239068.
  • The height for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 118 mm.
  • The length for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 1142 mm.
  • The width for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 787 mm.
  • The weight for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 84 g.
  • The language for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is English.
  • The binding of Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is Paperback.
  • The number of items for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 1.
  • The number of pages for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America are 344.
  • The quantity for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America in a package is 1.
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  • The publication date for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 2009-11-19.
  • The publisher for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is Fourth Estate.
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  • The sales rank for Roadrunner : An Indian Quest In America is 260497.
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