Indian Summer

by Will Randall | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by islandmomma of El Médano, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Spain on 10/12/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by islandmomma from El Médano, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Spain on Tuesday, October 12, 2004
I finished this book with a lump in my throat. The vast gulf between India's poor and rich is highlighted by Will Randall's experiences, but he never becomes maudlin, inspired as he is by the cheerfulness and spirit of the slum children he is teaching. There are lessons here for us all.

I much prefered this to his first book, Solomon Time, although I enjoyed that book for its content, I didn't like his style too much. In Indian Summer he seems to have matured, become more international, less "English", and I prefered his viewpoint this time. Less of the self-deprecating humor, but still very modest.

I defy anyone not to be emotionally drawn into this warming but heartbreaking story.

Released 12 yrs ago (3/29/2007 UTC) at A Controlled Release in A Controlled Release, a fellow bookcrosser -- Controlled Releases

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Off to Hollydolly in Canada. I hope that you enjoy this as much as I did.

Journal Entry 3 by Hollydolly on Thursday, May 17, 2007
Received this book in the mail today. Thank you so much Island Momma, also for the beautiful card. I have a couple of books to read then I will get to this one. I have wanted to read this for some time, so I am really excited.
Thanks Again.

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