Bapsi Sidhwa is the author of four novels. The Crow Eaters (1983), The Pakistani Bride (1983) and Ice-Candy-Man (1989) explore the partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 and the birth of Pakistan, while An American Brat (1994) shifts its focus to a Pakistani immigrant's experience in America. Her novels have been translated into several languages. Ice-Candy-Man was adapted to the film 1947: Earth and An American Brat to a play. Bapsi Sidhwa is the recipient of several national and international awards.