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The Coal Miner’s Daughter

Author Name: Khushi Moitra | Format: Paperback | Genre : Literature & Fiction | Other Details

Set during 60s and 70s in the coalfields of Bihar and Bengal, ‘The Coal Miner’s Daughter’ tells the fascinating story of life in the coal mines through the eyes of the curious protagonist Suhasini.

Captivating, touching and dramatic, the novel reveals the essence of human experience – through stories of thrill and simplicity, love and grit, and trust and ruthlessness in the backdrop of transition of the industry from privately held mines into the government-owned mining behemoth Coal India. 

The story unfolds through characters that are remarkably convincing, balanced, and ironic of the times.

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Khushi Moitra

Khushi Moitra is a physician by profession. She was born into a family of mining engineers, raised in the coalfields, married into a family of mining engineers, and spent her entire working career of over three decades in the coal industry.

She writes passionately, travels joyfully, gardens tenderly, sings emotively, and reads books enthusiastically. She believes in the words,

“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”