New York: Simon & Schuster. A Memoir by William L. Shirer Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. A great story of an american journalist who followed Ghandi during his campaign against the British. Gandhi's mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi also appears to find mention in the memoir. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! I agree with most of his beliefs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He brought Gandhi alive and real for us to study. The book and author successfully delivers the experience of witnessing the journey of Gandhi’s cause in the light of a personal aide. It was an interesting background of the lives of those in India throughout the early to mid 1900s. He is the author of "Gandhi the Man." He also records his criticisms about Gandhi's some of the disturbing experiments. I wonder if Shirer was a bit ADD. Gandhi, a memoir. Sonia Gandhi’s power ‘attributable to a shrewd and forceful intelligence’ In his memoir, Obama extensively praised Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s beauty. To see what your friends thought of this book, As an Indian grown-up in post-independence India, I learnt about the great man and his formidable aides (Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, Sarojini Naidu et al.) Search. 'Like a student eager to impress the teacher': Obama writes about Rahul Gandhi in his memoir PTI New York, November 13, 2020 03:53 IST Updated: November 13, 2020 22:08 IST PTI Gandhi. With all of these components in play, reading this is as if wat. While I gave an ear to all revolutionary movements and radicals promoting solutions, Gandhi was especially appealing in that he had actually participated in leading. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Former owner's embossed stamp to bottom of first page. In the early 1930s, William Shirer was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune who was covering the turbulent rise of fascism in Europe when he was dispatched to India, to report on something totally new to him -- Mahatma Gandhi's leadership of a political movement unlike any in history. William Lawrence Shirer was an American journalist and historian. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- … Something went wrong. Reading Shirer after such an experience makes for good reading of Gandhi. Not the best book I've read by Shirer, but good nevertheless. Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or … An amazing book to own. Refresh and try again. The cake proved a bit difficult to eat. AND major overabundance of words per sentence. It is an intriguing read because the book unveils a few stories of the Mahatma which are not often told. Start by marking “Gandhi: A Memoir” as Want to Read: Error rating book. By Eknath Easwaran Eknath Easwaran was formerly professor of English at the University of Nagpur, near Gandhi's ashram at Sevagram. The book offered a great background and story of Gandhi, but it did get a little too graphic at the end when it discussed the Mahatama's sex life...Otherwise, I really l. I started reading this book because I have always been interested in Gandhi's civil-disobedience and nonviolence movements against the British. A memoir of Gandhi by a journalist who greatly admired him -- William Shirer, the author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich and other books about the horrors of Nazi Germany. However, the content must have overcome the distracting writing style for me--I did finish the book. 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