Amma Ji and Me by Zahir Kazmi

By Zahir Kazmi

New memoir tells tale of illiterate Indian lady who alterations lives of her young children and grandchildren

In “Amma Ji and Me” Zahir H. Kazmi stocks the life-story of his mom and the impression their dating has on him

OAK BROOK, Ill.–“Amma Ji and Me” (ISBN 1460995635), Zahir H. Kazmi’s new memoir, finds how his mother’s impoverished existence spurs him directly to good fortune in the United States.

Born to a conservative family members in a small farming group in India, and denied schooling like most women, Amma Ji is predicted to develop up and be a formal burqa-wearing spouse and mom. In “Amma Ji and Me,” her son Kazmi chronicles how she beats the percentages and refuses to be curtailed.

The youngest of 8 teenagers, Kazmi is usually the nearest to his mom, going together with her far and wide that she is going. due to this proximity, he grows up with a clear-eyed view of what it takes for his mom to prevail. He sees her fight and profits a brand new appreciation for what she is going via for herself and for her kinfolk. In scene after scene, Kazmi indicates how he learns kindness, compassion and optimism from her, all inspiring him to turn into a greater individual and to struggle for his personal good fortune.

Kazmi’s portrait of Amma Ji follows her as she transforms her personal lifestyles. She turns into the 1st girl in her relatives to begin her personal enterprise. She travels by way of send and teach, ultimately creating a holy pilgrimage to Makkah. In her mid-forties, she even teaches herself to learn and write. all through her lifestyles, she astonishes her son together with her robust choice, wit and courage.

Kazmi goals to create a colourful portrait of kin lifestyles and a brilliant literary tribute to a extraordinary lady, whereas demonstrating a son’s devotion to his mother.

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About the Author
Zahir H. Kazmi was once born in Pakistan and later immigrated to the U.S.. A graduate of the collage of Karachi and the collage of Illinois, he's a certified qualified public accountant and serves small- to medium-sized businesses.

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