by Mulki R. Bhat

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Fasten Your Seatbelt: A Pilot Memoir

ISBN: 978-0-9835757-1-9
Trade paperback
7 × 10 inches
Ajjalkani Books


This 650-page book includes

  • Three historic maps
  • Five chapters and ten important and informative appendices
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Being a citizen in a multicultural world requires a knowledge of history, from the personal to the global. But young Konkanis born and raised in
the United States may be unfamiliar with the legends and customs of their Indian heritage, as well as with the story of the exile and dispersal
of their ancestors from Goa beginning in the sixteenth century. For them, this true story of one family within the larger story of history will bring to life the language and community traditions
of a culture they will want to get to know. Their guide in this engrossing tale, told with humor and compassion and packed with universal truths, is a man with roots in both the traditional Konkani world and the modern American world..

This is a book you and your family will treasure for years to come.

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