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How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories

How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin India
Sudha Murthy's How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories provides lessons for life through its twenty-five, splendidly written stories. Sudha Murthy has even picked out anecdotes from her own life to present to the readers a book that shows them the forgotten values of life.How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories is filled with heart touching tales varying from one about how her grandmother asked the then twelve-year-old author to teach her the alphabet. Sudha talks about her encounter with J.R.D Tata. Each of the twenty-five stories in the book provides some inspiration to its readers.The stories are presented in an effortless and humorous fashion. Sudha Murthy recounts tales from her life in a simple yet engrossing manner. The stories range from her childhood to her life as a teacher and a mother. The book shows readers how her mother's constant advice on saving money actually helped Sudha when she had to start a company with her husband. It also features a ... See more
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  1.  Very inspirational and a effective writing 18 January, 2014 On
    - I am avid follower of Mrs Sudha Murthy ji style of writing.
    - This book is again shows the simple yet effective style of writing that Mrs Murthy ji follows. All the stories are inspirational and touchy. There are times when reading of the story can leave your eyes moist with tear. The best part of the book is all are short stories and you can cover each story in 5-10 mins max.
    - This book also shows the important virtues that the people need to inculcate in their kids, so that they are better citizens of a country.
    - Yet another amazing book and a value for money . This book will definitely be a gem in ones bookshelf.

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    The book is a depiction of simple living and high thinking. These are stories that reflect our neighborhood people. There is a sense of simplicity and selflessness in all the stories. You will just love the style of writing.
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