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The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian - by Nirad C Chaudhuri (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 560

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Sub-Genre: Historical

Format: Paperback

Publisher: New York Review of Books

Author: Nirad C Chaudhuri

Language: English

Street Date: September 30, 2001
TCIN: 76937850
UPC: 9780940322820
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-4254

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Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897-1999) was born in the town of Kishorganj in East Bengal in the year of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. His first book, The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, was published in 1951 and was followed by many others, including The Continent of Circe, for which he won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, and Thy Hand Great Anarch!, a second volume of memoirs. Chaudhuri moved to England in 1970. In 1992 Queen Elizabeth II conferred upon him the title of Honorary Commander of the British Empire.

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