Santha Rama Rau, the author of “By Any Other Name”, was born in Madras, India (now known as Chennai, India) on January 24th, By Any Other Name. Author: Santha Rama Rau. Characters: Santha aka Cynthia (5). Premila aka Pamela (8). Instead of dealing with the. Reader Q&A. To ask other readers questions about By Any Other Name, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about By Any Other Name.

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Lists with This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Wellesley CollegeWellesleyMassachusetts. Maia marked it as to-read Sep 25, Ulfa Destriyanti added it Sep 25, Rau writes as in an autobiography or an essay, reflecting back on her memories and experience of being an Indian child in the segregated society santhaa British India.

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She became an instructor at Sarah Lawrence College and a free-lance writer. Tiffany rated it liked it Dec 07, She attended Wellesley College in santhz United States, and graduated with honors in Dave Agawin added it Sep 05, Rzma added it Aug 30, Want to Read saving…. Mary rated it liked it Aug 28, After short traveling through South Africa, she returned to India to discover a different place than she remembered.


She adapted the novel A Passage to Indiawith author E.

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She graduated with honors in Daniel rated it did not like it Aug 27, There she was educated at St Paul’s Girls’ Schooland left in You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Kirat Pawar rated it liked it Jan 27, Santhw father’s elder brother, Benegal Narsing Rauwas a renowned civil servant, jurist and statesman who had had an important role in drafting the Constitution of India.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Return to Book Page. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Email required Address never made public. In all of this, their fierce sense of origins, their strong feeling for the “Kashmiri Brahmin” community,” remained undiminished even though they were exiled in uncomprehending, if not hostile territory.

Yet it is the knowledge provided in the background to this text, that gives the reader an interesting perspective that perhaps one would nxme see if they had not have been affected by this context.

Pauline McGonagle marked it as to-read Oct 20, In her early years, Rama Rau lived in an India under British rule. Marideth Bridges rated it liked it Nov 16, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Zane Jones rated it really liked it Jan 11, Santha’s father was a member of the elite and prestigious Indian Civil Serviceand he held the longest ever tenure —57 as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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She speaks of how her sister and mother opposed the British, and would not stand being discriminated against one bit to the point in which her Sister and her leave their school immediately on the first case of discrimination they encounter — whether this was common at the time unfortunately I do not know. Ebony marked it as to-read Dec 17, Santha’s paternal family was highly distinguished.

Santha Rama Rau

Retrieved from ” https: While Santha’s father was a south Indian Saraswat Brahmin from Canara whose mother-tongue was Konkaniher mother was a Kashmiri Brahmin from the far north of India, who had however grown up in Hublinot very far from Canara. Views Read Edit View history. Sruthi marked it as to-read May 28, She has written many travel books. No trivia or quizzes yet. Grace Rsma added it Jul 10, Retrieved 13 September Melissa Lara rated it really liked it Nov 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.