This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Disatisfied with his strict guardian and the declining European community in Dehra Dun, Rusty, an Anglo-Indian boy runs away to live with Indian friends
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Born in Kasauli in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over five hundred short stories, essays and novellas (some included in the collections Dust on the Mountains and Classic Ruskin Bond) and more than forty books for children. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1993, the Padma Shri in 1999, and the Delhi government s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi s Bal Sahitya Puraskar for his total contribution to children s literature in 2013 and was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Penguin Books, 1989. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP113267189
Book Description Penguin Books, 1989. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0140107835-2-4
Book Description Penguin (Non-Classics), 1989. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0140107835