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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Anuradha Roy is the author of An Atlas of Impossible Longing, The Folded Earth and Sleeping ...(+)

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Germinal
David Baguley

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350092453
Price : 325

About the book
A dramatic testament to the birth pangs of political consciousness Hungry and homeless, Étienne Lantier stumbles into the mining community of Montsou and enters the harsh underground world of the pit-face. When the miners, faced with cuts to wages already at starvation level, react with dull resignation, Étienne is appalled. Discovering a strident political voice within himself he organizes and leads a strike. As the unequal conflict grinds on, bitter rivalries emerge in love and in political vision. The struggle for dignity and social justice slips toward anarchy and the forces of repression are inexorable in their response. A novel of powerful symbolic force, Germinal is Zola’s masterpiece. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, notes, selected criticism, text summary and chronology of Zola’s life and times

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