Fiction. Asian American Studies. The stories in the collection are largely about the tribulations faced by Punjabi immigrants living in Canada from the early 1970s onwards. Coming from a rural agricultural background in the Punjab to an urban industrialized center in one of the most advanced countries of the world, these migrants face numerous challenges as shown in these thirteen short fictional stories.
Sadhu Binning was born in India and immigrated to Canada in 1967. His published works include two books of poetry and two collections of short stories. He edited a literary monthly Watno Dur from 1977 to 1982 and currently co edits Watan, a Punjabi quarterly. Sadhu is the founding member of the Vancouver Sath and Ankur collective. He has co-authored and produced a number of plays about the South Asian Community. He teaches Punjabi at the Asian Studies Department at U.B.C. Author City: VANCOUVER, BC CAN