The Village by the Sea: An Indian Family Story
When their family falls on hard times, thirteen-year-old Lila and her twelve-year-old brother, Hari, try desperately to keep their home intact--an almost impossible task until Hari gets a chance to go to Bombay and returns with some positive plans for the future.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - debnance - LibraryThing
The family in Village By the Sea is deeply poor in India. The father, like the father in Distance Between Us, mentally and emotionally retreats from the family through alcoholism. The mother mentally ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jayne_charles - LibraryThing
Simplistic, but it is supposed to be aimed at younger readers. Rather like a watered down version of Rohinton Mistry's 'A Fine Balance' - it deals with the injustices, and the extreme difficulty of ... Read full review