text Nine lives : in search of the sacred in modern India
A study of the ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region's rapid change.
The nun's tale -- The dancer of Kannur -- The daughters of Yellamma -- The singer of epics -- The red fairy -- The monk's tale -- The maker of idols -- The lady twilight -- The song of the blind minstrel -- Glossary.
- 277 p. : map ; 25 cm.
- A.A. Knopf 2010