Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman is a "coming of age" story about a 15 year old girl living in colonial India. She questions India's place as a British Colony, Ghandi's non-violent movement and her traditional future as a hindu woman.
This project is to be completed at the conclusion of Climbing The Stairs by Padma Venkatraman. Climbing the Stairs is a historical fiction novel about a teenage girl, coming of age in colonial India in the 1940s. The main character deals with
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