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Khushwant Singh in the Name of the Father

Rahul Singh

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ISBN 10: 8174363157 / ISBN 13: 9788174363152
Published by Roli, New Delhi, 2004
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Contents On a personal note. 1. From Hadali to Delhi. 2. School and college. 3. Westward bound and an engagement. 4. Life in Lahore. 5. A stint in the foreign service. 6. A literary and cultural journey. 7. The historian and the editor. 8. The emergency and a firing. 9. Return to Delhi. 10. Tryst with politics. 11. My mother. 12. Khushwant Singh Il Santo Grande. 13. Through the eyes of others. In the Name of the Father is Rahul Singh's biography of the Sex Scotch and Scholarship icon of India his father Khushwant Singh. From school through college the not a nice man to know distinguished himself more as a prankster and a tennis pro than as a student. A turbulent courtship with the beautiful Kaval Malik culminated in marriage. The Lahore High Court plagued with touts was traded for diplomatic postings in England and Canada. A stint at the UNESCO in Paris followed. Much to the disappointment of his father Sir Sobha Singh he cut short a diplomatic career for an assignment with All India Radio. An outstanding journalist and columnist Khushwant Singh has earned respect and malice in equal measure. An accomplished historian and novelist he returned the Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star. He was a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986. In the Name of the Father is also a tribute to a father who helped out with love and an occasional bottle of rum. 144 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 51897

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Title: Khushwant Singh in the Name of the Father

Publisher: Roli, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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'In the Name of the Father' is Rahul Singh's biography of his father, Khushwant Singh, and outstanding journalist and columnist.

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