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In 1947, British judge Cyril Radcliffe made his first and only trip to India to redraw its map and create Pakistan. The deadly, dramatic impact of the hastily created border was immediate. Overnight, millions found themselves on what they regarded as the wrong side of the border and catastrophic violence ensued. A daughter of partition, Kavita Puri’s Partition Voices offers moving insight into lives ripped apart and remade by the trauma of this event, bringing it and its historic aftermath to vivid, intimate life.

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