Em and the Big Hoom

Em and the Big Hoom

Book - 2012
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Set in Bombay during the last decades of the twentieth century, Em and The Big Hoom tells the compelling story of the Mendeses mother, father, daughter and son. Between Em, the beedi - smoking, hyperactive mother, driven frequently to hospital by her mania and failed suicide attempts, and The Big Hoom, the rock-solid, dependable father, trying to hold things together as best he can, they are an extraordinary family.
Publisher: New Delhi : Aleph, 2012
Description: 235 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9788192328027
Branch Call Number: Pint


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Oct 18, 2014

This is about living with a bipolar, often suicidal, sometimes schizophrenic mother, and it's quite interesting.

Sep 08, 2014

Comical, but light and too fantastic to be affecting.

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