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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Cry Beloved Cry
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Dr Sudharkar Rao is a successful and wealthy specialist in leprosy. After 25 years of working as a physician, he has returned to Darjeeling, India, where he was first assigned to the Leprosy Mission. He is brought a patient beyond help or recognition.

Unknown to him, the patient is Jyotafna, a woman who had been his lover for the five years he worked for the Leprosy Mission in Darjeeling. He realises this fact that night and races back from a Rao family party, just in time for Jyotafna to pass away.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Leprosy.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person (not the disabled character).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Tamba no. 49 Spring - Summer 2011 Z1835731 2011 periodical issue 2011 pg. 18-21
Last amended 4 May 2018 13:03:15
Subjects:
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    India,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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