I, The Salt Doll: A memoir
- Author: Vandana Mishra
- Publisher: Speaking Tiger
- ISBN: 9789385755767
I, the Salt Doll is the story of an exceptional woman—talented, resilient and possessed of a tremendous zest for life. Equally, it is an engaging chronicle of an entire era—of life in India over half a century, beginning in the early 1930s. It is also a compelling portrait of Mumbai—seen from within; from the stage, from the heart of the old city, from the new suburbs—and in its own quiet way, a plea for the pluralism and diversity that made it a great metropolis.
Vandana Mishra lived through some ‘interesting times’, and her singular voice in this narrative laced with songs and sayings will ring in your ears long after you have put the book down.