Tiger Hills, 2010 Longlist
Sarita Mandanna was born and brought up in India and has worked in Hong Kong. She is a private equity professional with a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management and an MBA from Wharton Business School.
Tiger Hills is set in Coorg, 1878. Devi is born on the day of the herons, and Muthavva knows that her daughter will be special. Beautiful and spirited, the little girl quickly becomes the object of adoration of her entire family. She befriends Devanna, a young boy whose mother has died in tragic circumstances, and they soon become inseparable. But the course of their lives changes forever when Devi meets Machu the tiger-killer, a hunter of great repute and a man of immense honour and pride.
Penguin Books India (Hardcover)
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