Great Soul

Great Soul

Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India

Book - 2011
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In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307269584
0307269582
Characteristics: xv, 425 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm

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zavirani Oct 20, 2011

Very interesting read. Lelyveld does a good job of humanizing Gandhi instead of the mindless hero-worship of other biographies. Talks about his triumphs as well as his not so stellar human moments. Also describes some of the acts and ideas espoused by Gandhi that were just plain bizarre. Good read.

debwalker Apr 09, 2011

Banned in India.

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