A Punjabi Daughter's Memoir of Honour, Shame and LoveBook - 2011
The memoir of a South Asian immigrant to Canada, whose formative years in India were steeped in a reigning patriarchal culture of honor and shame, in which the burden of the family's good standing rests on the sexual purity of girls and women. Papp traces her lonely, poignant, often risk-charged struggle to free herself from the oppressive code.
Publisher: St. Catharines, ON : Freedom Press, 2011
Branch Call Number: 362.8292 PAP 2011 22
Characteristics: vi, 214 p