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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India

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'I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing "Om", which means "I am" in Sanskrit, on my tongue with a little finger dipped in honey. When the family priest arrived to draw up my horoscope, he scribbled astrological symbols on a long scroll and set down a name for me, Indrani, or "queen of the heavens". My father ignored him completely and proclaimed my name was to be Madhur ("sweet as honey").' So begins Madhur Jaffrey's ...

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India
2007, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400078202

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India
2006, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400042951

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India
2006, Ebury Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780091908935

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India
2005, Ebury Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780091899295

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India
2005, Random House Audiobooks, London

ISBN-13: 9781856868952

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