This story was published in the Tamil journal Sathangai, no. 12 (July–September 1997). “Ambai” is the pen-name of C. S. Lakshmi. Born in 1944, she has published two collections of short stories in Tamil and a collection translated into English, A Purple Sea (1993). She currently runs an organization called Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women.
KeywordsMountain Village Gray Hair Hair Spread Transit Passenger Foreign Mother
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.