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India’s recent leadership in information technology and software design is just one facet of the country’s economic transformation and rebirth. Journalist, former CEO and Harvard graduate, Gurcharan Das was born in India shortly before independence. He moved to the United States in the 1950s and returned to India as a marketing executive. Das deftly weaves India’s history, cultural commentary and astute economic insight into a page-turning tale, and then brings it to life with the connective tissue of his personal story. His autobiography is almost a microcosm of India’s coming of age. getAbstract.com promises that you will get caught up in his smoothly written narrative, which details India’s emergence into the global economy while delving deeply into why it took the country so long to come into its own.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How India’s economic transformation unfolded over time;
  • What societal, governmental and economic pressures shaped the country and its international business status; and
  • How some of these issues played out in the life of the author.
 

About the Author

Gurcharan Das is a columnist for The Times of India and other newspapers, and a former CEO of Proctor & Gamble, India. He graduated from Harvard University and attended the Harvard Business School. He is the author of three plays and a novel, A Fine Family. Das is currently a venture capitalist and a consultant to industry and government leaders.

 

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My Life in India
Author Gurcharan Das was born in India in 1942. He grew up during Mahatma Gandhi’s quest for independence for his country and remembers listening to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s impassioned speeches after independence. Das lived in different areas of India because...

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