The personal and the political in "Papa and Pakistan"
Something of our spirits broke (p. 122)
Our days were more bitter (122)
Mother died -- "Send the car to children, Zia"¨ (124)
Ifat died the next year.
The war in 1971--civil war, which lead to the establishment of East Pakistan as an independent nation called Bangladesh (March 26).
1973 Bhutto in power after the civil war
General Zia -- removed Bhutto from power in 1977, had Bhutto hanged, and imposed martial law