Sonia Gandhi: An Extraordinary Life, an Indian Destiny (BOK)

Rani Singh

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Sonia Gandhi'sstory represents the greatest transformational journey made by any world leader in the last four decades. Circumstance and tragedy, rather than ambition, paved her path to power.Born into a traditional,middle-classItalian family, Sonia met and fell in love with Rajiv Gandhi, son offuture Indian prime ministerIndira Gandhi and grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru, while studying English inCambridge. Cruelly tested by the assassinations of her mother-in-law and of her husband,Sonia grew into a strong, authoritative but always private figure, now president of a coalition rulingover a billion people in the world's largest democracy. Through exclusive interviews with members of Sonia's party, political opponents and family friends, Rani Singh casts new light on Sonia.Inthe first mainstream biography of thisinspirationalfigure,the author'scompelling narrative retraces the path of the brave and beautiful Sonia Gandhi, examining what her lifeand legacy mean for India.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Rani Singh
ISBN 9780230104419
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 24,3cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 468 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Mikhail Gorbachev, Rani Singh Emner og form Biography: historical, political & military, Asian history, 21st century history: from c 2000 -