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The White Handkerchief & Other Stories

It all began when Sabourin made his first solo trip to India in 1973. rn“It was a different world back then,” he said of India in a recent interview. “I went to India to live with the people.” His love and respect for the people and country are clearly evident in his stories that are distilled episodes from a love affair that has developed over 40 years and 14 visits. We see him in the city of the ghats and the tales people told him. A simple shoe-shine box becomes the focus of tricky free trade agreement. The story of the birds shares ornithology with dreams. And the Old Woman stays with us always, and the fragrance of amber….rn

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