Daaku: The Gangster’s Life picks up the story of Indo–Canadian gangster Ruby Pandher, the hero of Ranj Dhaliwal’s bestseller Daaku, as he recovers from a. Daaku: The Gangster’s Life picks up the story of Indo-Canadian gangster Ruby Pandher, the hero of Ranj Dhaliwal’s bestseller Daaku, as he recovers from a. The Daaku referred to in Ranj Dhaliwal’s book is Ruby Pandher, an Indo- Canadian gangster. We meet Ruby when he is 7 years old or.

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And the children are sitting at home.

Or do you believe in providing people the choice? Ranj Dhaliwal promises sequel to saga — but not just yet. To all interested in the book the recent anon mentions re: We started talking to other people to put a slate together to contest the rxnj elections. I do not recommend this book.

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I’ll visit later to check out your new selection. Also, they gurdwara societies have annual general meetings where anybody can bring up an issue. What an excellent review, Lotus. I say all this as honest and constructive criticism and strongly recommend the author enroll in a few writing and grammar classes.

And then it peaked after that. Your blog’s looking good: Books Authors About Contact Blog If anyone has any doubts as daaaku my criticism, read the first few pages of Daaku and you’ll know exactly where I’m coming from.

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Gurdwara management is an elected body. I thank you for your comment – hope you will raj by again. Lotus my dear,thanks for making me an honorary Indian. Daaky, I would advise people who get offended easily to take caution when reading as this story is very explicit with violence and sexuality. Where are you on this issue?

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Then ask yourself why Jats seems to be prone to violence. This book has shown me a whole different world and I feel a whole lot better for being “in the know”, ya know? Once the books done I just sat there thinking. Sai Had I seen this book in a bookstore I probably would have skipped it, but I heard the author on a radio show and realized I had arnj read this book to find out dhqliwal it is about gangs and gang culture that is so appealing to our young Punjabi boys.

If you go to an outdoor basketball tournament, such as at a school, it may not be a safe place because you may have a problem with some kids from a different school. The Daaku can be found in every culture across the globe and has been around since the birth of mankind.

You are still in the process of writing Daaku 3, the third instalment ddhaliwal the Daaku saga. Purchase online or from a bookstore: Wow Lotus that was a very powerful review.

My first guess as to why a young ranm would join a life of crime is that it may look like the best way to make money in a situation where socially acceptable ways are out of reach.

I worked with the Sierra Legal Defense Fund and environmental issues dhaljwal usually aboriginal community issues as well. Why is a very good question. Did you have any kind of actual involvement or acquaintances in the gangs world to be able to detail the whole inner lifestyle in the evolution of a gangster?

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I knew our Punjabi community was having a few problems, but I didn’t know the extent to which gangs and gang warfare was fueling the problem. But even before that, I was drawn to the aboriginal community. I’m trying to think of who this Canadian writer might be Priya Rahelu rated it it was amazing Apr 20, And you like you pointed out, Susan, the allure of fast cash, power and other things that go with a gangster’s lifestyle are definite contributing factors -I guess they lack the wisdom to realize that all of this is so short-lived.


That is our highest religious authority. Ruby who worked small time jobs in his early teenage years has now made it to the top of the food chain in the drug business. Ranj Dhaliwal portrayed the harsh reality of the gang issues in the Vancouver Lower-Mainland and did it very accurately as I was able to make many connections with dozens of references in the book. It is a picture of my Father’s Mother I love the look of your new blog.

On the cusp of adulthood, and surrounded by Punjabi terrorists, bikers and Indo—Canadian gangsters, Ruby is drawn like a moth to the glamour of power, money, and drugs. Retrieved from ” https: A scary peek into a subculture about which we know nothing, a tour of Vancouver suburbs as alien as Mars, and Dhaliwal makes as believable as your own back yard.

But in the gurdwara, there is safety. They got caught up in a lifestyle that killed them, and destroyed many lives. You should be able to walk around barefoot in the entire gurdwara.

Kiran rated it it was ok Jul 25, Can he stop Kam from following in his own footsteps? This daaki a hard book to read because of its very graphic subject matter.