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Joseph Lelyveld
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Joseph Lelyveld’s interest in Gandhi dates back to tours in India and South Africa as a correspondent for The New York Times, where he worked for nearly four decades, ending up as executive editor from 1994 to 2001. His book on apartheid, Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White, won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. He is also the author of Omaha Blues: A Memory Loop. He lives in New York.

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Great Soul
Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
Written by Joseph Lelyveld


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $16.95

A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Great Soul
Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
Written by Joseph Lelyveld


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $28.95

A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Great Soul

Written by Joseph Lelyveld


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $13.99

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