Mother India: a political biography of Indira Gandhi

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Scribner's, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 593 pages
The first major biography of Indira Gandhi covers the breadth and scope of 20th-century India and the woman who left her indelible mark on that troubled country. Both widely supported and bitterly opposed, she was eventually removed from office, only to make a stunning comeback.

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MOTHER INDIA: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi

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New York Times correspondent Gupte (Vengeance, 1985; The Crowded Earth, 1984, etc.) says here that Indira Gandhi is ``hard to read.'' In fact, she is nearly invisible in this ``political biography ... Read full review

Mother India: a political biography of Indira Gandhi

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Intended as both a political biography of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and a 20th-century history of India, this journalistic work falls dreadfully short of the mark on each point. The results ... Read full review


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Gupte is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The Earth Times, and President of the Earth Times Foundation. He is also a columnist for Newsweek International, and a contributing editor for Forbes. He created The Earth Times's Web site, and appears as a radio and TV commentator. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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