Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss - Thorndike Press Large Print Bill's Bookshelf

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"P.R. Chandrasekhar, the celebrated professor of economics at Cambridge, is at a turning point. He has sacrificed his family for his career, but his conservative brand of economics is no longer in fashion, and yet again he has lost the Nobel Prize to a rival. His wife has left him for a free spirited West Coast psychiatrist and relocated to Boulder, Colorado. His son, a capitalist guru with a cult following, mocks his father's life work; his middle daughter, the apple of his eye, has become a Marxist and refuses to speak to him; and his youngest daughter is struggling through her teenage years with the help of psychedelic drugs. And then, the final indignity: He is hit by a bicycle and forced to confront his mortality. Professor Chandra's American doctor instructs him to change his workaholic ways and "follow his bliss"--and so he does, right to the coast of California, and into the heart of his dysfunctional family. Witty, charming, an

Book information

ISBN: 9781432865108
Publisher: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Imprint: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Pub date:
Edition: Large print edition
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: cm.
Weight: 590g
Height: 218mm
Width: 147mm
Spine width: 25mm