Publisher: Roli Books (June 30, 2011)
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Daddyji is a biographical portrait of Amolak Ram Mehta, a unusual Indian public-health officer, written through his son Ved Mehta. because the tale unfolds, it additionally turns into a new version, in crystalline element, of an entire international the typical lifetime of a relations in past due 19th- and early twentieth-century India. growing to be up in Punjab villages, Daddyji moved to Lahore (which he had constantly heard used to be the academic middle of the realm ) and encountered working water for the 1st time. finishing his reviews in medication there, he sailed for London to take levels in Public healthiness and Tropical drugs and again to India to do striking paintings in cholera and bubonic plague. Many trips later, he succeeded his father as head of the Mehta relations and joined the Punjab Public health and wellbeing division. alongside the best way, he married, equipped a home in Lahore, flashed approximately on a bike on clinical errands, turned a rationalist and an irrepressible gambler and raised a wide, gifted kin. Ved Mehta has written approximately his father with objectivity and filial affection. He has written approximately India with natural magic. coming near near titles within the Continents of Exile sequence: Mamaji; Vedi; The Ledge among the Streams; Sound-Shadows of the hot international; The Stolen mild; Up at Oxford; Haunted by means of Harvard; Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible paintings of modifying; desirous about Love; darkish Harbor and The purple Letters.