Born in India and now living in Australia, Lyons was presented with a plaque commemorating her familys place in history. A descendant of Francois Bienvenu dit Delisle, one of the Frenchmen who helped Cadillac found the city in 1701 Andrea Blum, Heritage Sunday Newspapers, Detroit Sunday July 29, 2001 This is a remarkable book. Its author tells the dramatic story of her tireless search for her father after his departure from India and, in the course of it, her indomitable struggle for an identity, against innumerable and seemingly insuperable obstacles posed by the confl icting background Dr.W.A. Suchting, Reader, Dept of Philosophy, University of Sydney, Australia What an extraordinary story! Thank you for being force enough to write such a powerful, inspiring story. Written by a lady of great gifts courage, truth, integrity, intelligence, forgiveness... Br Charles Howard, Ex-Provincial, Marist Brothers, Sydney, Australia A powerful work written by a courageous author. The reader will be encouraged in the end by the triumph of human spirit. Alfred Holland, The Age newspaper, Melbourne, Australia This autobiography is a heart-breaking search of a child at home and abroad for a father, the tribulation of alienation from, and rejection by ones own society, the despair of youth fi nding little reason to count blessing through adulthood. Michael Flannery, The Statesman of India, Calcutta, India. Forbidden Fruit describes a place and a time that lives on only in the memories of many people. The India of today is a vastly different place to that in the 1940s and 1950s and so the Anglo- Indians and Indians of today are a very different people. Adrian Gilbert, Editor, Anglo-Indian Association, Melbourne, Australia.