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Nectar in a Sieve

Nectar in a Sieve


by Kamala Markandaya

Nectar in a Sieve: Farmer in the Dell True or False

1. What do Ruku’s sons do at the tannery? -> Start a strike
2. Why is Ruku losing her sons? -> Because they are taking jobs in other cities
3. Whom does Kunthi blackmail? -> The little girl down the street with the lemonade stand, from whom she demands free lemonade in exchange for her silence about the child’s lack of a business license
4. Why do Ruku and Nathan have to leave their land? -> Because the tannery buys it from the renter
5. What is Puli missing? -> His fingers