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By Robyn Davidson

ISBN-10: 0670840777

ISBN-13: 9780670840779

The writer of Tracks offers a desirable account of a yr spent in northwest India with a wandering tribe known as the Rabari, whose conventional migratory course has principally disappeared as a result of new political obstacles, atomic try out websites, and irrigation. 25,000 first printing.

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H e was fat a n d b u t t e r y , g o l d r i n g s a d o r n e d his fingers a n d , a l t h o u g h h e w a s dressed i n t r a d i t i o n a l R a i k a c l o t h e s , h e l o o k e d like a b a d l y cast a c t o r n e x t t o his l e a n , s u n - s h r i v e l l e d relatives. H e o w n e d a s h o p i n a n e a r b y t o w n . H e c o u l d s p e a k a little E n g l i s h a n d i n f o r m e d m e t h a t his fellow R a i k a w e r e illiterate a n d i g n o r a n t , so t h e r e was n o p o i n t in asking t h e m a b o u t anything.

N a r e n d r a was s o m e k i n d of n e w thing, a maverick, rooted in t h e traditional b u t o p e n to n e w ways of being. In d u e t i m e t h e flutter at t h e b a s e o f m y t h r o a t w o u l d b e r e s e r v e d for t h e w o r l d i n w h i c h h e m o v e d — political I n d i a , w h e r e p e o p l e w h o m a d e waves c o u l d b e m a d e t o d i s a p p e a r b e n e a t h t h e m . Pistols u n d e r p i l l o w s c a n b e as m u c h for d e f e n c e as for a g g r e s s i o n .

All w a s r i g h t w i t h t h e w o r l d again. B u t w a s it really useful, I asked myself, t o travel w i t h a b u n c h o f n o m a d s n o o n e has e v e r h e a r d o f ? S o w h a t if t h e R a b a r i w i l l b e e x t i n c t w i t h i n fifty years? W h o i n t h e w o r l d w i l l give a d a m n ? A n d w h a t g o o d w o u l d it d o t h e m e v e n if a t h o u s a n d p e o p l e , e v e n if a m i l l i o n p e o p l e , did give a d a m n ? A n d so w h a t if n o m a d i s m was a b o u t t o g o o u t , p h u t , like a c a n d l e , t h e w h o l e w o r l d over?

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