India A Portrait - Vintage Departures

Paperback (05 Jun 2012)

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Publisher's Synopsis

A monumental biography of the Indian subcontinent from the award-winning author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul.
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India is fast undergoing one of the most momentous transformations the world has ever seen. In this dazzlingly panoramic book, Patrick French chronicles that epic change, telling human stories to explain a larger national narrative. With a familiarity and insight few Westerners could approach, he provides a vital corrective to the many outdated notions about a uniquely dynamic and consequential nation.

Book information

ISBN: 9780307473486
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 313g
Height: 209mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 22mm