The Blue Notebook
A NovelBook - 2009 | First edition
Batuk, an Indian girl, is taken to Mumbai from the countryside and sold into prostitution by her father; the blue notebook is her diary, in which she recalls her early childhood, records her life on the Common Street, and makes up beautiful and fantastic tales about a silver-eyed leopard and a poor boy who fells a giant with a single gold coin.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 206 pages ; 22 cm
From Library Staff
Batuk’s innocence is lost at the age of nine when she is sold into prostitution by her father. Living in a cage on the streets of Mumbai, she escapes her miseries by recording her experiences and her hopes in a blue notebook.