Planes, Trains, and Auto-Rickshaws
Planes, Trains, and Auto-Rickshaws

Planes, Trains, and Auto-Rickshaws

A Journey through Modern India


224 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Paperback, Mobipocket, ebook: EPUB, ebook: PDF

Paperback, $16.00 (CA $19.00) (US $16.00)

Publication Date: May 2012

ISBN 9781555916183


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A travel essay of a recent visit to India, which reveals, with humor and insight, the tensions and contradictions facing the emerging world power. In particular, the book explores the roles of women and children in India today and includes discussions with experts on this topic, providing insight into this important and often neglected issue.

Author Biography

Laura Pedersen has written for the New York Times and is the author of Play Money, Going Away Party, Beginner's Luck (chosen as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection), Buffalo Gal, and Buffalo Unbound. In 1994, President Clinton honored her as one of Ten Outstanding Young Americans. She has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, Primetime Live, and The Late Show with David Letterman, and she writes for several well-known comedians. Pedersen lives in New York City.