How I Taught My Grand Mother to Read: And Other Stories

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How I Taught My Grand Mother to Read: And Other Stories

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What do you do when your grandmother asks you to teach her the alphabet? Or the President of India takes you on a train ride with him? Or your teacher gives you more marks than you deserve? These are just some of the questions you will find answered in this delightful collection of stories recounting real-life incidents that happened to Sudha Murty, teacher, social worker and wife of the man who founded Indias best-known software company, Infosys. Whether it is about the letter she dashed off to J.R.D Tata because his company did not want to employ women, or the student who always falls short of attendance in her class and later realizes his mistake, or how her mothers advice of saving money came in handy when her husband wanted to start a software company, each of these stories teaches a valuable lesson, of simplicity, patriotism and the importance of About The Author Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written nine novels, four technical books, three travelogues, one collection of short stories, three collections of non-fiction pieces and two books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages and have sold over three lakh copies around the country. She was the recipient of the R.K. Narayan???s Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006.

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What do you do when your grandmother asks you to teach her the alphabet? Or the President of India takes you on a train ride with him? Or your teacher gives you more marks than you deserve? These are just some of the questions you will find answered in this delightful collection of stories recounting real-life incidents that happened to Sudha Murty, teacher, social worker and wife of the man who founded Indias best-known software company, Infosys. Whether it is about the letter she dashed off to J.R.D Tata because his company did not want to employ women, or the student who always falls short of attendance in her class and later realizes his mistake, or how her mothers advice of saving money came in handy when her husband wanted to start a software company, each of these stories teaches a valuable lesson, of simplicity, patriotism and the importance of About The Author Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written nine novels, four technical books, three travelogues, one collection of short stories, three collections of non-fiction pieces and two books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages and have sold over three lakh copies around the country. She was the recipient of the R.K. Narayan???s Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006.
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Title How I Taught My Grand Mother to Read: And Other Stories Height
Sudha Murthy Width
ISBN-13 9780143335986 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0143335987 Spine Width
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd Pages 133
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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