Dark Harbor by Ved Mehta
Building House and Home on an Enchanted Island

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Ved Mehta describes the follies of constructing a house on an island far removed from that other island, Manhattan.
 

About Ved Mehta

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Ved Mehta, a native of Lahore, India, has been blind since childhood. He received his B.A. from Balliol College, Oxford and his M.A. from Harvard University in 1961. He has been on staff at the New Yorker magazine since 1961 and has written numerous articles on life in 20th-century India. A prolific author of more than 20 books and essay collections, Mehta's works include "Face to Face," "Walking the Indian Streets" and "Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing.
 
Published June 5, 2007 by Nation Books. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Much the same is true in Red Letter, which is less about Mehta Senior's affair than about how Mehta Junior learnt of and wrote about it.

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(June)Forecast:As well as attracting Mehta's usual literary following, this book will appeal to anyone buying land or building a home, as well as those with an interest in Maine.

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