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From the Archives: Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa.

Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa (Bop-see SEED-wah). Her novel Cracking India," which tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl is the basis of the new film "Earth." The director is Deepa Mehta. (REBROADCAST from 10/29/91)

11:45

Women from the Archives: Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa.

Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa. Her novel Cracking India, tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl named Lenny. Sidhwa has written other novels as well, The Bride, and Ice-Candy-Man, both stories are told through female characters. (REBROADCAST originally aired 10/29/91)

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Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa

Sidhwa's latest novel is "Cracking India," which tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl named Lenny. She also wrote the novels "The Bride," and "Ice-Candy-Man," both of which are narrated by women. She'll talk with Terry about her books and women's rights in Pakistan.

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