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The Weave of My Life by Urmila Pawar
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Jan 03, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: cmlit448, translation, cmlit504
Read from January 03 to April 19, 2012

This is a wonderful peace of testimonio writing, or roman a clef. It ties nicely with Appiah piece on cosmopolitan reading, by telling detailed and concrete stories, testimonio writing allows readers to conjure up a world that allows them to empathize with the kind of life depicted while still keeping a critical distance--we are similar but NOT the same.
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