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Mein Kampf (My Struggle)

By: Adolf Hitler

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Edition: Unexpurgated Edition

Seller ID: 036713

ISBN: 817224164X

Condition: New


Two volumes in one: Vol. I: A Retrospect; Vol. II: The National Socialist Movement. Printed Pages: 620. View more info

Mein Kampf (My Struggle): [Includes Internationally Acclaimed Film - Hitler : A Career by Joachim C. Fest & Christian Herrendoerfer]

By: Adolf Hitler

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Edition: Unexpurgated Edition

Seller ID: 036714

ISBN: 8184950500

Condition: New


Two volumes in one: Vol. I: A Retrospect; Vol. II: The National Socialist Movement. Printed Pages: 620. View more info

A Living Faith: My Quest for Peace, Harmony and Social Change (An Autobiography of Asghar Ali Engineer)

By: Asghar Ali Engineer (Author) & Mushirul Hasan (Frwd)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101897

ISBN: 8125045724

Condition: New


For most of the seventy-one years of his life, Asghar Ali Engineer has been a tireless soldier to the cause of national integration and communal harmony. Well-known today as a reformist, an activist and Islamic scholar, Asghar Ali Engineer received the Right Livelihood, or the ‘Alternative Nobel’, award in 2004 ‘for promoting over many years in South Asia the values of religious and communal co-existence, tolerance and mutual understanding’. Written with the simplicity that perhaps describes the man himself, is an extensive autobiographical account of Asghar Ali Engineer’s commitment... View more info

A Living Faith: My Quest for Peace, Harmony and Social Change. An Autobiography of Asghar Ali Engineer

By: Asghar Ali Engineer; Foreword By Mushirul Hasan

Price: $19.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036617

ISBN: 8125041974

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 356. View more info

I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun

By: Ayya Khema; Translated By Sherab Chodzin Kohn

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018769

ISBN: 1570624151

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 229 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. View more info

Changiya Rukh: Against the Night. An Autobiography

By: Balbir Madhopuri; Translated from the Punjabi By Tripti Jain

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030635

ISBN: 0198065507

Condition: New


Set in the village of Madhopuri in Punjab, Changiya Rukh––the autobiography of renowned writer Balbir Madhopuri––traces the social history of the Dalit community in Punjab, and brings out the caste relations constructed on prejudice and inequality. View more info

Basu Rai from the streets of Kathmandu

By: Basu Rai

Price: $6.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 107218

ISBN: 9789382711407

Condition: New


A little boy climbs down the stairs and runs out of his house. Most little ones do that. But this little boy has no one to stop him. He does not have a name. He only has the memory of a story his father has told him over and over again, from the time he was just six months old until his dying day, when the child was about four years old. It is the story of his father's love affair with his mother and betrayal.From the streets of Kathmandu, this is the story of a child who names himself Basu Rai, and who travels the corridors of the world, takes part in the Global March against child labour and... View more info

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Benjamin Franklin

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Fingerprint/Prakash Books:

Seller ID: 106493

ISBN: 8175993286

Condition: New


An apprentice to his brother at twelve, a writer at sixteen, a printer at twenty-two, and an inventor at thirty-six, Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymath and a scientist extraordinaire. A member of the Committee of Five that drafted and presented America‘s Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and was titled ‘The First American.’ With his wit and wisdom shining through every page of this remarkable autobiography, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin brings for us one of the first examples of the fulfilment of the American D... View more info

Headlong Into Change: An Autobiography and a Memoir of Ideas Since the Thirties

By: Bernard Wall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Harvill Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010295

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 288. Torn and rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

Autobiography

By: Bertrand Russell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Unwin Paperbacks: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008782

ISBN: 004921022X

Condition: Fair


Printed Pages: 750. Scratched covers. Inside pages are slightly yellow. View more info

The Ladder of His Life

By: Bilkees I. Latif

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104289

ISBN: 9789381904855

Condition: New


The Ladder of his Life is about Air Chief Marshal Idris Latif and his varied experiences as a fighter pilot, as Chief of the Indian Air Force, Governor of Maharashtra and Ambassador to France He is a scion of a family from which several members left eminent positions to devote their lives to follow Mahatma Gandhi. Always a topper during his education and as a flyer as recorded in his log book, he was just 18 years old when he joined the Air Force on 1st September 1941. After his training, he was sent to the UK during World War 11 for a year where he updated his skills on the latest fighters. I... View more info

The Holy CEO: An Autobiography

By: Brahmendra Avadhuta, Christian Fabre & Swami Pranavananda

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105531

ISBN: 8184951981

Condition: New


Christian Fabre’s life was nothing less than a roller-coaster ride. He was far away from home, he had a broken marriage, was penniless, and without a job.The evolution of Swami Pranavananda Brahmendra Avadhuta from the down-on-his-luck French entrepreneur who had witnessed several ups and downs in his business, is an inspiring story. Ironically, the very name that he renounced has become famous all over India today, as more and more Christian Fabre stores open up in numerous cities.After his ordainment as a Naga Swami (a renunciate naked Hindu monk), his beloved Guru gave him an astounding d... View more info

The Honest Always Stand Alone

By: C.G. Somiah

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033390

ISBN: 8189738712

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 276. View more info

My Spiritual Autobiography

By: Dalai Lama

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rider Books/TBI:

Seller ID: 112962

ISBN: 1846042429

Condition: New


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Gandhi the Man: How One Man Changed Himself to Change the World

By: Eknath Easwaran

Price: $5.81

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105346

ISBN: 8172245173

Condition: New


In 1892 Mohandas Gandhi left India for South Africa at the age of 23 - a shy, tongue-tied, average little man whose past was full of failure.Ten years later, called a saint even by those who opposed him, he was the leader of 100,000 people in one of the most remarkable experiments in history: "satyagraha" a war without violence. He returned to India not as M.K. Gandhi but Mahatma, "great soul" - the man who was to free his country from foreign rule without firing a shot.Eknath Easwaran grew up in Gandhi's India. He was in his twenties when he made his first visit to Gandhi to l... View more info

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Frank Woodworth Pine (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104195

ISBN: 817479106X

Condition: New


Benjamin Franklin (1706-90) was a US statesman, author and scientist, and was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His life is of importance because of the part he played in securing the independence of the United States and in establishing it as a nation. Distinguish as a statesman, he was equally great as a Philosopher, thus uniting in himself a rare degree of excellence in both these pursuits, to excel in either or which is deemed the highest praise. He set up a printing house in Philadelphia, bought the Pennsylvania Gazette (1729), and built a reputation as a journalist. In 1736 he became clerk ... View more info

My Autobiography

By: Friedrich Max Muller

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035098

ISBN: 8120608291

Condition: New


Printed pages: 346 alongwith 6 port. View more info

Gandhi (Thoughts to Inspire and Celebrate)

By: Gajanan Khergamker

Price: $3.12

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105396

ISBN: 8179921743

Condition: New


The biggest ideas in life are often expressed in the fewest words. JAICO brings you the best in this series of Thoughts to Inspire & Celebrate. There are no long speeches or fancy tributes, but theres magic on these pages, and you won't have to search for it.This collection of quotes by Mahatma Gandhi reveals his thoughts on truth, violence, satyagraha, freedom, suffering, death, poverty and a host of other subjects.Printed Pages: 96. View more info

Kabir (Thoughts to Inspire and Celebrate)

By: Gajanan Khergamker

Price: $1.66

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105397

ISBN: 8179921735

Condition: New


The biggest ideas in life are often expressed in the fewest words. JAICO brings you the best in this series of Thoughts to Inspire & Celebrate. There are no long speeches or fancy tributes, but theres magic on these pages, and you wont have to search for it.Kabir is described as one of the greatest poets of religion. He called himself the Son of Ram and Allah. In this book we get glimpses of his understanding of god, on the soul, on death, on trial, on temptation and life in general.Printed Pages: 96. View more info

Borders to Boardroom: A Memoir

By: Habib Rehman with Sourish Bhattacharyya

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus Collection/Roli Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037969

ISBN: 8174369961

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 240 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Ismail Merchant: My Passage from India

By: Ismail Merchant

Price: $12.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108617

ISBN: 8174362525

Condition: New


My Passage from India describes Ismail Merchant's extraordinary journey from his start as an aspiring filmmaker in Bombay, scraping together a meager production budget for his first short film; to his triumphant arrival at the Oscar podium. Internationally celebrated for cinematic masterpieces such as Heat and Dust, A Room with a View, Howards End and Remains of the Day, Ismail Merchant is today regarded as one of the world's leading producers of independent films. His story, however, begins not in the English countryside or along the Arno in Florence, but in India where he grew up. At the age... View more info

An Autobiography

By: Jawaharlal Nehru

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002737

ISBN: 0670058025

Condition: New


Jawaharlal Nehru's life was closely intertwined with the history and destiny of modern India. His Autobiography, written between 1934 and 1935 when he was in prison, is more than the personal story of an individual—it is also an account of the political awakening of a nation, its struggle for freedom from British rule, and its search to reshape itself as a modern society, rid of the cultural and economic shackles of the past. Through this narrative, written with extraordinary eloquence and honesty, and illuminated with vibrant descriptions of Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders of the nationa... View more info

An Autobiography

By: Jawaharlal Nehru

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016370

ISBN: 014303104X

Condition: New


Jawaharlal Nehru's life was closely intertwined with the history and destiny of modern India. His Autobiography, written between 1934 and 1935 when he was in prison, is more than the personal story of an individual—it is also an account of the political awakening of a nation, its struggle for freedom from British rule, and its search to reshape itself as a modern society, rid of the cultural and economic shackles of the past. Through this narrative, written with extraordinary eloquence and honesty, and illuminated with vibrant descriptions of Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders of the nationa... View more info

The Wheel of Life: The Autobiography of A Western Buddhist

By: John Blacking and Joann W. Kealiinohomoku (eds.)

Price: $20.99

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011238

ISBN: 0877730342

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 297 with b/w illustrations. View more info

Unbeaten Paths

By: John Fernandes

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2016

Seller ID: 113691

ISBN: 818465569X

Condition: New


"UNBEATEN PATHS" are those which I managed to beat through in the course of my life. This autobiography traces these paths and reflects on them from a theological perspective. It is also a witness to our changing times. This book contains an account of a lived liberation theology. I was personally involved in grass-roots level liberative praxis, both in town and villages. Printed Pages: 456. View more info

Winston Churchill

By: John Platts

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105426

ISBN: 8184951825

Condition: New


Winston Churchill was querulous, childish, self-indulgent, and difficult. But he was also brilliant, tenacious, capable and one of the most influential men in history. This book gives a brilliant and narrative account of Churchill’s astounding career that is unmatched in its shrewd insights and its unforgettable anecdotes. He captivated the world with his speeches and his writings.Born to an aristocratic family, young Winston was whisked off to boarding school at an early age and left in the care of a nanny, Elizabeth Everest. From a very young age, Churchill believed he was destined to play... View more info

Moral Lessons from Gandhis Autobiography and Other Essays

By: K.D. Gangrade

Price: $7.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 112105

ISBN: 8180690849

Condition: New


This book provides fresh insights into the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi, My Experiments with Truth, and identifies the moral lessons it offers not only to the individuals but also for the moral reconstruction of our society. Critically examining Gandhi's perspective on human rights and social work practice, it contains three case studies of Gandhian way of conflict resolution. Gandhian agenda for the twenty-first century and some pertinent issues generally raised by the people have been included in the volume. An effort is also made to evaluate the role of Shanti Sainiks in the global race ... View more info

The Autobiography of a Revolutionary in British India

By: Kali Ghosh

Price: $12.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Seller ID: 101919

ISBN: 8187358750

Condition: New


This fascinating autobiography has an immense visual appeal. The reader will be able to almost see the growth of radical parties with young boys playing with fake bombs in the village, deeply involved in neighbourhood social service, to becoming members of revolutionary parties. The action moves from the villages to the city of Calcutta before the Partition of the Subcontinent. The description of Kali Ghosh being tortured in a British-run jail will remain with the reader for a long time. He was about to be sentenced to death, but was rescued by family connections in the secret police. The book... View more info

Karan Singh: Autobiography

By: Karan Singh

Price: $12.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 039695

ISBN: 0195636368

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 369. View more info

Stages of Life: Indian Theatre Autobiographies

By: Kathryn Hansen

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036663

ISBN: 8178243113

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 391 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

An Outsider in Politics

By: Krishna Bose

Price: $11.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin/Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024225

ISBN: 0670999555

Condition: New


Writer, educationist and three-time Lok Sabha MP from Kolkata, Krishna Bose gives a compelling account of her journey from the time she was a schoolgirl witnessing some of the tragic scenes that accompanied Partition to her stint as chairperson of the Parliamentary standing committee on external affairs. Married into the family of Subhas Chandra Bose, her acute yet sympathetic observations in An Outsider in Politics illuminate the changing world of the Kolkata intelligentsia from the 1940s to the present day. She writes vividly of her experiences as an academic and a working mother and gives ... View more info

M. Gorky: My Selected Short Stories

By: M. Gorky

Price: $3.26

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 109787

ISBN: 8184083637

Condition: New


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My Experiments With Truth: An Autobiograph

By: M. K. Gandhi

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105433

ISBN: 8179928195

Condition: New


My Experiments With Truth the autobiography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (or Mahatma Gandhi) covers his life from early childhood through to 1920, and is a popular and influential book. It was initiated at the insistence of Swami Anand and other close co-workers of Gandhi, in his mother-tongue Gujarati entitled Satyana Prayogo athva Atmakatha.Mahatma Gandhi was a charismatic leader who brought the case for India’s independence to world attention. His philosophy of nonviolence, for which he coined the term satyagraha, has influenced nonviolent resistance movements to this day.For Gandhi, Tru... View more info

Jaiprakash Ki Aakhiri Jail Emergency Ka Kuchakra

By: M.G. Debsahayam

Price: $6.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104700

ISBN: 9789380828206

Condition: New


The country is reminded about JP today as never before. There is hopelessness and despair all around. Corruption has become a monster and people want change at all cost. Anna movement galvanized the nation against corruption but could not translate the support into an organized movement for social change. This book will guide and inspire those who want to become the instruments of change. It is a moving history about JP how he came into the movement despite his failing health. Noted poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar prayed to Lord Tirupati that rest of his life be given to JP to lead the movement. Di... View more info

An Autobiography or The Story of My Experiments with Truth

By: M.K. Gandhi

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036606

ISBN: 8129117304

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 538. View more info

Gandhi: My Experiments with Truth (An Autobiography)

By: M.K. Gandhi

Price: $5.43

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 108224

ISBN: 8184082800

Condition: New


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Autobiography of a Sufi

By: Mahatma Shri Dinaysh Kumar Saxena (Ed.) & R.K. Gupta (Tr.)

Price: $9.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2012

Seller ID: 110563

ISBN: 8176467448

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 220. View more info

The Story of My Experiments with Truth: An Autobiography

By: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105106

ISBN: 9789380070209

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 568. View more info

The Autobiography of a Sex Worker

By: Nalini Jameela

Price: $4.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Westland Limited:

Seller ID: 109533

ISBN: 8189975110

Condition: New


‘Sex workers are free in four respects: we don’t have to cook for a husband; we don’t have to wash his dirty clothes; we don’t have to ask for his permission to raise our kids as we deem fit; we don’t have to run after a husband claiming rights to his property.’Fiery, outspoken and often wickedly funny, this candid account of one woman’s life as a sex worker in Kerala became a bestseller when it was first published in Malayalam. Nalini Jameela, who takes her name from both Hindu and Muslim traditions, worked as a child in the clay mines. She has been a wife, mother, successful bu... View more info

A Bonsai Tree: An Autobiography

By: Narendra Luther

Price: $6.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115727

ISBN: 8193393562

Condition: New


A Bonsai Tree is not a memoir; it is an autobiography. Memoir is a selective slice of life focused to advantage; autobiography is the whole messy life as it unfolded. It is the story of one of the millions of families whose lives were shattered by the Partition - also called Independence of India - in 1947. It continues as a narrative of India through the prism of one life. Post-Partition hardship and singular effort launches the author on a coveted career. Hilarious snippets of a young bumbling couple keep you glued to the book. The scenario then changes to an epic private battle with the 'b... View more info

Autobiography of an Absolutist

By: Nataraja Guru

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036689

ISBN: 8124605645

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 821. View more info

Mera Jeevan Baaton-Baaton Mein (in Hindi)

By: Nelson Mandela

Price: $12.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Publishing/Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106622

ISBN: 8122204198

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 368. View more info

Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar’s Passage to India

By: Nicholas B. Dirks

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038342

ISBN: 8178244586

Condition: New


The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in the study of the past. The people, rather than elite actors, became the focus of their inquiry, and anthropological insights into agriculture, kinship, ritual, and folk customs enabled historians to develop richer and more representative narratives. The intersection of these two disciplines also helped scholars reframe the legacies of empire and the ... View more info

O. Henry: My Selected Short Stories

By: O. Henry

Price: $3.26

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 109786

ISBN: 8184083645

Condition: New


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Oroon Ghosh: My Favourite Short Stories from Indian Classics

By: Oroon Ghosh

Price: $3.26

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 109785

ISBN: 8184083602

Condition: New


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The Complete Stories of Oscar Wild

By: Oscar Wild

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indiana Publishing House:

Seller ID: 109791

ISBN: 8184081626

Condition: New


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Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic

By: Osho

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009302

ISBN: 0312254571

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 319 with numerous b/w plates. View more info

The Autobiography of a Winnebago Indian

By: Paul Radin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012392

Condition: Fair


Printed Pages: 91. Slightly scratched and rubbed cover. View more info

The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami Radhanath Swami (Mystic yogis, gurus, and an epic quest through spiritual India)

By: Radhanath Swami

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105347

ISBN: 8184954174

Condition: New


WITHIN THIS extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure, mysticism and love. Readers follow the former Richard Slavin from the suburbs of Chicago to the caves of the Himalayas as he transforms from young seeker to renowned spiritual guide. The Journey Home is an intimate account of the steps to self-awareness and also a penetrating glimpse into the heart of mystic traditions and the challenges that all souls must face on the road to inner harmony and a union with the Divine.Through near-death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis, and years of travel... View more info

Maa, I Have Become A Collector!: An Autobiography

By: Rajesh Patil

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Unicorn Books:

Seller ID: 108161

ISBN: 8178063557

Condition: New


This is an amazing tale of a boy, born in a low income, debt-ridden farmer’s family, rising phoenix-like to become an IAS collector on the basis of his sheer will power and relentless efforts. On the backdrop of hard socio-economic realities of today’s rural India, his story tells us about how millions of uneducated, hard-working parents are trying to give better education to their children in the post-independent Rural India. The account is honest, fearless and positive; it touches the human heart and Infuses new vigour into today’s youth that aspires to reach their goals in life... Pri... View more info