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Title

  • Sujatha Gidla: 2018 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Sujatha Gidla discusses "Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • National Book Festival (U.S.), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2018-09-01.

Headings

  • -  Literature
  • -  National Book Festival, literature, non-fiction

Notes

  • -  Classification: Language and Literature.
  • -  Sujatha Gidla.
  • -  Recorded on 2018-09-01.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Teachers.
  • -  Sujatha Gidla was born an "untouchable" in Andhra Pradesh, India. (Untouchables are from the lowest caste or born without a caste.) She studied physics at the Regional Engineering College, Warangal. Her writing has appeared in The Oxford India Anthology of Telugu Dalit Writing. Her new book, "Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), is a memoir of her uncle, who was a Maoist leader and founder of a left-wing guerrilla group. Gidla lives in New York and works as a conductor on the subway.

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  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021692327

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  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. Sujatha Gidla:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01, 2018. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692327/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & National Book Festival, U. S. (2018) Sujatha Gidla:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692327/.

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Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. Sujatha Gidla:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01, 2018. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021692327/>.