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Letters from India Carolyn Potts Hayward

Letters from India

Carolyn Potts Hayward

Published September 2nd 2009
ISBN : 9781441554635
Paperback
272 pages
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 About the Book 

I look back on my life and marvel at where life has taken me. I was born in South Africa, and adopted shortly after my birth. Three years later we moved back to Calcutta India. Life there was a constant adventure. There was so much to see in aMoreI look back on my life and marvel at where life has taken me. I was born in South Africa, and adopted shortly after my birth. Three years later we moved back to Calcutta India. Life there was a constant adventure. There was so much to see in a country so filled with history.My schooling was just as adventuresome at eight. I was sent to Switzerland to attend Chatelard School, nestled in the Swiss Alps in the tiny village of Les Avants above Montreux. At thirteen we moved to the United States and settled in Connecticut. I attended Rosemary Hall, after graduation I went on to college graduating with a degree in Art. Soon after graduation I was married and I have two children, a son and a daughter, both of whom have settled in New England near me. I am happy that I had the opportunity to travel and see so much of the world, which gave me experiences to last a life time.Set in1936, a story of Love at First Sight, after a short romance of seven weeks, Ned and Ginny set sail for India on their wedding day. Life in India is challenging, however World War II set their lives in a spin. Ginny is forced to evacuate and leave Ned behind with the impending threat of Japan bombing Calcutta. Her trip back to New York was filled with challenges. The constant threat of war and the lack of transportation made her journey a long and grueling undertaking. Follow this moving love story as Ginny makes the biggest sacrifice of her life to make her way back to Ned, amidst the war torn world with Carolyn Potts Hayward’ Letters from India.