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Puffin Lives: Indira Gandhi

Puffin Lives: Indira Gandhi

Child Of Politics

Menon Sreelata
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Sreelata Menon
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A loving daughter, a caring mother, an affectionate grandmother a confident globetrotter and finally prime minister, Indira slipped into each role with ease.’

The story of India’s first woman prime minister is no ordinary story. It is the story of a girl for whom sacrifice and loss came early. For whom growing up meant seeing her father drift in and out of jail and a mother in and out of hospital. Wearing khadi and organizing her own band of troops. Combating loneliness and giving up the things she loved for a bigger cause.

With the freedom struggle playing out in the background Indira Gandhi’s life was inextricably linked to the politics and destiny of her country. In this compelling biography, Sreelata Menon vividly recreates the life and times of a young girl who goes on to become one of the most powerful and charismatic leaders of the world. Filled with little-known facts about Indira Gandhi’s life this book is a fascinating read that brings to light the different facets of her personality.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Oct/2013

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MRP : ₹5.99

Puffin Lives: Indira Gandhi

Child Of Politics

Menon Sreelata
,
Sreelata Menon

A loving daughter, a caring mother, an affectionate grandmother a confident globetrotter and finally prime minister, Indira slipped into each role with ease.’

The story of India’s first woman prime minister is no ordinary story. It is the story of a girl for whom sacrifice and loss came early. For whom growing up meant seeing her father drift in and out of jail and a mother in and out of hospital. Wearing khadi and organizing her own band of troops. Combating loneliness and giving up the things she loved for a bigger cause.

With the freedom struggle playing out in the background Indira Gandhi’s life was inextricably linked to the politics and destiny of her country. In this compelling biography, Sreelata Menon vividly recreates the life and times of a young girl who goes on to become one of the most powerful and charismatic leaders of the world. Filled with little-known facts about Indira Gandhi’s life this book is a fascinating read that brings to light the different facets of her personality.

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Menon Sreelata

When computers hit the scene, life changed for Sreelata Menon. The Internet introduced her to a whole new way of writing and working. A Masters in History, she was with the Onlooker and World Trade Magazine before teaching History to undergraduates and doing a stint in an advertising agency. Now working from home, she is a widely-travelled freelance writer who enjoys writing on all kinds of topics.
She writes weekly blogs on freelance writing and content for a variety of websites. She is the author of Freelance Writing for the Newbie Writer, which has been released to rave reviews. Married to a civil servant, she has two grown-up sons and now keeps flitting between Delhi and Bangalore.

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