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Novelist, short-story writer and children's author Anita Desai was born in 1937 in Mussoorie
Chandigarh: In continuation with series of stories by Panjab University Alumna, Ms Mansi Jawrani, next story ‘A devoted son’ by famous author ‘Anita Desai’ was discussed, shared Prof. Deepti Gupta, Dean, Alumni Relations, Panjab University.
Novelist, short-story writer and children's author Anita Desai was born in 1937 in Mussoorie, India. She was educated at Delhi University.
Her novels include Fire on the Mountain (1977), which won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, and Clear Light of Day (1980), In Custody (1984) and Fasting, Feasting (1999), each of which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Her short story , A Devoted Son " depicts how the son of a humble and undistinguished family becomes a successful doctor , marries and raises a family , prospers in his career and looks after his ailing father till his last days