On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 31, 2009 - Travel - 352 pages
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Available for the first time in paperback, Steve Coll's trek across a socially and politically damaged South Asia

Bestselling author Steve Coll is one of the preeminent journalists of the twenty-first century. His last two books, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens, have been praised for their creative insight and complex yet compelling narratives-and have put him on par with journalists such as the legendary Bob Woodward. Now, for the first time ever, the paperback edition of On the Grand Trunk Road is finally available, revised and updated with new material. Focusing on Coll's journeys in conflict-ridden India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan as a bureau chief for The Washington Post, On the Grand Trunk Road reveals a little-seen area of the world where violence, corruption, and greed have had devastating effects on South Asians from all walks of life.
  

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Review: On the Grand Trunk Road

User Review  - Naila Hameed - Goodreads

To understand the historic, political ,social and cultural roots of the present day problems of South Asia, a must read ! Makes you smile, laugh out loud ,and tugs at your heart strings . Read full review

Review: On the Grand Trunk Road

User Review  - Goodreads

To understand the historic, political ,social and cultural roots of the present day problems of South Asia, a must read ! Makes you smile, laugh out loud ,and tugs at your heart strings . Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Sound
Chapter 5Enemies
Chapter 6 Through the Looking Glass
Chapter 7Rulers
Chapter 8Crossed
Among the Death Squads
Chapter 10The Boys Chapter 11
Inside
Secret
A Shadow Lifts a Shadow Falls
DEMocrahsee
Time Bomb
Acknowledgements
Copyright

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