beyondthefourthwall: One is fictional and one not, but in both cases, young men of Indian descent grow up in the English-speaking Western world, all the while considering their roots. Also, impactful events on trains.
srdr: Like Saroo Brierley, Ved Mehta led a dual life after he left India, living in one world and remembering another. In 1949 he traveled to Arkansas to attend the School for the Blind, determined to get the education he could not get in India at that time. He eventually went on to write for the New Yorker.… (more)