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The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2006

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 014415

ISBN: 0144001012

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 141. View more info

Dollar Bahu

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020907

ISBN: 0143103768

Condition: New


A story of how money corrupts the way people look at one another and how it can almost tear a family apart Vinuta marries Girish, a bank clerk, and starts living with his family in Bangalore. She adjusts to her new family well, looking after her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law Gouramma, not taking to heart her mother-in-law’s constant picking. But when Girish’s elder brother Chandru, who is in the US, decides to get married, Vinuta has to listen to the constant comparisons made between her and Chandru’s wife, the ‘Dollar Bahu’, whose husband earns the valuable dollars that... View more info

Mahashweta

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021123

ISBN: 0143103296

Condition: New


Anupama’s fairytale marriage to Anand falls apart when she discovers a white patch on her foot and learns that she has leukoderma. Abandoned by her uncaring in-laws and insensitive husband, she is forced to return to her father’s home in the village. The social stigma of a married woman living with her parents, her stepmother’s continual barbs and the ostracism that accompanies her skin condition force her to contemplate suicide. Determined to rebuild her life against all odds, Anupama goes to Bombay where she finds success, respect and the promise of an enduring friendship. Mahashweta ... View more info

Gently Falls the Bakula

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021393

ISBN: 0143103776

Condition: New


Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours and star students of their school in the small north Karnataka town of Hubli. It leaves no one in surprise when they come first and second respectively in the final Board exams. Soon Shrikant discovers he is strangely attracted to Shrimati, a plain-looking yet charming person, who always does better than him in the exams. Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married. Shrikant joins an IT company and starts rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. He works relentlessly and reaches the pinnacle of his industry, while... View more info

The Mother I Never Knew: Two Novellas

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $5.05

Publisher: Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103382

ISBN: 0143422251

Condition: New


Sudha Murty’s new book comprises two novellas that explore two quests by two different men—both for mothers they never knew they had.Venkatesh, a bank manager, stumbles upon his lookalike one fine day. When he probes further, he discovers his father’s hidden past, which includes an abandoned wife and child. Ventakesh is determined to make amends to his impoverished stepmother—but how can he repay his father’s debt?Mukesh, a young man, is shocked to realize after his father’s death that he was actually adopted. He sets out to find his biological mother, but the deeper he delves, the... View more info

The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk: Life Stories from Here and There

By: Sudha Murty

Price: $5.05

Publisher: Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103406

ISBN: 0143418653

Condition: New


Extraordinary stories about ordinary people’s lives Over the years, Sudha Murty has come across some fascinating people whose lives make for interesting stories and have astonishing lessons to reveal. Take Vishnu, who achieves every material success but never knows happiness; or Venkat, who talks so much that he has no time to listen. In other stories, a young girl goes on a train journey that changes her life forever; an impoverished village woman provides bathing water to hundreds of people in a drought-stricken area; a do-gooder ghost decides to teach a disconsolate young man Sanskrit; an... View more info