Locals gather at the Bombay fish market.
Photograph by Catherine Karnow
Malachy McCourt, actor and author of the best-selling A Monk
Swimming, writes on Bombay, Indiahis personal place of a
lifetimein the May/June issue.
Here McCourt talks vividly of
Bombays unique soul and tells the tale of his smuggling days in
1961, when he journeyed from Zurich to Bombay to deliver 20
kilograms (54 pounds) of gold. (To hear McCourt, youll need the
free RealPlayer plug-in.)
The City and Its People (1:17)
Narrowly Escaping Two Plane Crashes (1:17)
Adventures With Customs at Bombays Airport (1:38)
Delivering the Gold (2:22)
Interview by Heather Morgan