Gandhi: A Life

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Wiley, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 576 pages
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The Internationally Acclaimed Biography of One of History’s Monumental Figures Gandhi: A Life The first biography of this important figure in over twenty years, Gandhi: A Life rescues the man from the myth, revealing the transformation of an ordinary, timid young man into a leader whose stand against a mighty empire brought millions together. "Until another Gandhi scholar comes along who digs deeper and can write more movingly, Gandhi scholarship will be well served by Chadha’s effort." — The Washington Post Book World "It is well-balanced, even-handed, and, like its subject, inspiring." —Kirkus Reviews "An engaging work worthy of a wide audience." —Library Journal "A sober, sensible, and notably fair account of this most quicksilver of personalities … far from uncritical … But on the whole he is approving, even reverential. Usually he convinces one that this is justified." — Daily Telegraph (London) "The first major biography to appear for twenty years … [with] a depth and authority which others have lacked." —The Independent (London)

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User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Great down to earth biography on Gandhi the man that doe snot seek to make him into a saint but instead portrays him evenhandedly. Good coverage of his time in South Africa and the experiences there that influenced him later on. Read full review

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User Review  - Zoe - Goodreads

A goob about a great man...but a very dry read. Unless you're a dedicated Gandhi fan it may be tough to get through. Read full review

Contents

The Mahatma Background and Boyhood
1
Growing Pains
17
Law Student in London
25
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

YOGESH CHADHA was born in Jammu, India, and educated in India and England. After working in London and Toronto, he gave up all other commitments to write this biography. Mr. Chadha currently lives in New Delhi.

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