Printed in India, beautiful production. A book written for children and adults alike. 29 classic stories with summaries and retelling of legends such as Shakuntala, Nala and Damayanti, Avithri, Bhagiratha, Harischandra, Urvashi and Devayani. Includes abridged versions of Ramayana, Mahabharata and stories from the Bhagavata Purana. There are 29 stories, 21 illustrations and 4 color plates. A delightful, highly readable collection.
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Dr. H.R. Chandrasekhar was born and raised in a remote village in south India at the dawn of Independence. After graduating from high school, which was the highest degree the village could offer, he moved to Bangalore where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Science. He received an M.S. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and a Ph.D. in Physics from Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana. Currently he is a Professor of Physics and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia.
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Book Description South Asia Books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11097112230X