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Beck, Brenda, The Three Twins: The Telling of a South Indian Folk Epic, Indiana University Press, 1982.

This book gives insight into the oral epic tradition in
Indian culture and allows the reader to see how Mehta
borrowed from such traditions in A River Sutra.

Mehta, Gita, Karma Cola, Simon & Schuster, 1979.

In her first book, Mehta explores the humorous ways
in which Americans try to understand India and
Indians try to understand America.

———, Raj, Simon & Schuster, 1989.

In this historical novel, Mehta presents a poignant
picture of India under British imperialism and the
struggle for freedom.

———, Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India, Doubleday, 1997.

This collection of essays documents the hardships and
successes of Indians adapting to the technological
advances of the modern world.

Smith, Wendy, "Gita Mehta: Making India Accessible," in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 244, No. 19, May 12, 1997, p. 53.

In this article, Smith explores Mehta's development
as a writer...

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