Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Book titled "The Last Orange lost and found memoir"

Kisan Upadhaya was born in Assam, India, in 1966. He was separated from his sister, mother, and father at age four and found himself starving, sick and begging for food on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal. Soon the bitter cold of winter got the best of him from having to work for food and he became very ill and near death. He was taken to the hospital,  where he spent almost six months recovering and was discharged to the  Christian home called Mendies Haven Children’s Home where he grew up.  He came to the U.S. in 1987 to study and is now working in Durham, North Carolina, where he lives with his wife and two children. In the intervening years he tried to search for his biological family and failed. However, 42 year later he was reunited on live TV with his mother and dear sister in August 2011

His sister spent 9 years in slavery working from one household to another and managed to survive alone without her brother Kisan. This book is a great story of inspiration that you will not regret buying it but enjoy reading it.

Book is available via 

It is also available E-book formats

This is a true story of two siblings who had gone through rough time in the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal.  Author worked in a restaurant at age 4 and almost died of being sick from cold but managed to live to write a book  Story of how two two brother and sister got separated from their own family.  After 40 years of search by the younger brother Kisan Upadhaya and help from some friends in Nepal as well as in Assam, India, he was reunited with his biological family on live TV.
The story you read may be one of a kind that you only read in a fairy tale books, but knowing the person who wrote this book, it is real person and real life's struggle with emotional and happy ending despite the harsh and rough childhood.


  1. An interesting story, worth reading once to know the consequences of a capricious life.

  2. The book is getting published in Assam, India in Assamese language shortly.

  3. Work in progress to publish the book in Nepal in Nepali language as early as possible.

  4. Came today in Times of India..was moved by the real story. Where can i get it in Delhi?

    1. Thank you very much - The book supposed to be released in Delhi in 30 days or less