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Wise & Otherwise A Salute To Life
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Wise & Otherwise A Salute To Life

Sudha Murty

Published by Penguin Books India | Language - English | Binding - Paper Back

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About the Book:Wise & Otherwise A Salute To Life

Wise and Otherwise: A Salute to Life is a collection of 51 stories inspired from the author's own experiences. She has travelled extensively within India, so the stories are centered on life in this region, with most of them placed in a rural setting. The book almost serves as the author's journal containing experiences that have had an impact on her. Wise and Otherwise paints a picture of a realistic India, with its imperfections. The book takes you through the value attached to moral values. Showing you how various types of people behave under certain circumstances, the book gives you an opportunity to mull over the state of the country's society. Read about a son who leaves his father in an old age home, pretending he is a stranger and an opportunistic beggar you moves into an earthquake-affected area to exploit the aid given to victims. The book is a tribute to the homeless and poor in the nation. The revised edition of Wise and Otherwise was published in 2006 and is available in paperback.

Key Features:

  • The book features 51 brief accounts of the many layers of human nature.
  • The 232-page book covers an emotional spectrum that encompasses heartfelt kindness and harsh cruelty.

About the Author: Sudha Murty

Sudha Murthy is an Indian writer who was born in 1950 in the town of Shiggaon, Karnataka. She is also the Infosys Foundation's chairperson. She writes in Kannada and English and has authored collections of short stories, travelogues, technical books, non-fiction stories, novels and children's books. Her books have been sold to over four lakh individuals and they have been translated into a number of prominent languages in India. She is the recipient of various prestigious awards like the Padma Shri, the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature. Her other works include The Bird with Golden Wings : Stories of Wit and Magic, Grandma's Bag of Stories, Gently Falls the Bakula, The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk: Life Stories from Here and There and Dollar Bahu.

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Book: Wise & Otherwise A Salute To Life
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ISBN-13: 9780143062226
Product Code EBK0083546
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Date: 2006
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Language: English

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