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Three thousand stitches : ordinary people, extraordinary lives / Sudha Murty.

By: Mūrty,Sudhā [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookGurgaon, Haryana : Penguin Books, c2017Description: x, 179 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143440055 (paperback).Subject(s): English essays | English essays -- 21st century | Women -- IndiaDDC classification: 823.914 MUR Summary: "Unmasking both the beauty and ugliness of human nature, each of the real-life stories in this collection is reflective of a life lived with grace. So often, it's the simplest acts of courage that touch the lives of others. Sudha Murty--through the exceptional work of the Infosys Foundation as well as through her own youth, family life and travels--encounters many such stories ... and she tells them here in her characteristically clear-eyed, warm-hearted way. She talks candidly about the meaningful impact of her work in the devadasi community, her trials and tribulations as the only female student in her engineering college and the unexpected and inspiring consequences of her father's kindness. From the quiet joy of discovering the reach of Indian cinema and the origins of Indian vegetables to the shallowness of judging others based on appearances, these are everyday struggles and victories, large and small"-- ‡c Page 4 of cover.
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Essays.

"Unmasking both the beauty and ugliness of human nature, each of the real-life stories in this collection is reflective of a life lived with grace. So often, it's the simplest acts of courage that touch the lives of others. Sudha Murty--through the exceptional work of the Infosys Foundation as well as through her own youth, family life and travels--encounters many such stories ... and she tells them here in her characteristically clear-eyed, warm-hearted way. She talks candidly about the meaningful impact of her work in the devadasi community, her trials and tribulations as the only female student in her engineering college and the unexpected and inspiring consequences of her father's kindness. From the quiet joy of discovering the reach of Indian cinema and the origins of Indian vegetables to the shallowness of judging others based on appearances, these are everyday struggles and victories, large and small"-- ‡c Page 4 of cover.

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