Bapsi Sidhwa: author. essayist. playwright.
Bapsi Sidhwa is an award winning Pakistani novelist striving above all to bring women's issues of the Indian subcontinent into public discussion.
Bapsi Sidhwa was raised in Lahore, Pakistan, and currently resides in Houston, Texas. Her 5 novels: Cracking India, The Pakistani Bride, The Crow Eaters, An American Brat, and Water, have been translated and published in several languages.

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Author's Books

CRACKING INDIA
The 1947 Partition of India is narrated by a child who describes the brutal transition with chilling veracity.

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The Pakistani Bride
A story of colliding worlds straddled by a spirited girl for whom escape may not be an option.

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THe CROW EATERS
This exuberant novel, full of rollicking humor, paints a vivid picture of life in the Parsee community.

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More books by the author
Film and Theater
Video Earth  

EARTH-Adapted from the novel Cracking India
Earth won the Grand Prize at the Deauville Panasian Film Festival in France. The London magazine TIMEOUT hails it as one of the top ten films of 1999.

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an american brat
Adapted from Bapsi's novel An American Brat, the play was produced by Stages Repertory Theater in 2007 and explored the tensions that arise in a Parsi family when their daughter Feroza leaves Pakistan to attend college in the United States.

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