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America Through Indian Eyes

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Looking for AmericaSen’s book is actually a Simon and Garfunkel song. ‘I’ve gone to look for America/Laughing on the bus/
Playing games with the faces’. Or perhaps it may be fairer to say that Avirook Sen’s book starts from a Simon & Garfunkel song. With some money to spend he took off on a bus to look for America and covered the country from Michael Jackson’s hometown, Gary Indiana to Saginaw a place so far away and so deadbeat that it took Simon and Garfunkel’s protagonist four days to hitchhike from. It’s a sweep that covers Kentucky Fried Chicken and a chef who lost his taste buds to cancer but who continues to compose – he calls it compose – recipes.


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