ISBN 9789384225612,The Prostitute's Daughter

The Prostitute's Daughter



Om Books International

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789384225612

ISBN-10 9384225614


Number of Pages 368 Pages
Language (English)


Kamada, whose mother, Tara, is a prostitute solicited by wealthy men in Mumbai, prefers to live in her own world of magic, where her imagination shields her from her reality. She is on a mission to escape the streets of the city and her mother's house, which feels like a prison. Only her magical friendsa parrot astrologer who tells of the future and a neigHardbackouring family-know that her dream is to leave home to study in America, for which she has been conscientiously making arrangementsstudying for the GRE, collecting all the necessary documents and taking care of the finances. As she plans her escape, the 16-year-old's world is turned upside down when her mother reveals a secret, adding to the many upheavals already assailing her teenage mind. Will her dream and the future she envisages for herself in a faraway land come true? About the Author Juliet Philip loves magic, white feathers, faeries, wine, the sound of the rain, glowworms, ponies, majestic elephants, fresh coffee, dance, waterfalls, castles (both real and in the air), rainbows, blowing bubbles, deep belly laughs, the smell of wet earth, and creating things. She likes to make books, drawings, doodles, banana bread, fish curry in coconut milk, silly randomness, magic, and connections with people and the universe. Her stories are based in enchanting India because she grew up there.