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The Bandit Queen of India: An Indian Woman's Amazing Journey from Peasant to International Legend (Paperback)
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The Bandit Queen of India: An Indian Woman's Amazing Journey from Peasant to International Legend (Paperback)

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Paperback 497 Pages / Published: 01/08/2006
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The incredible story of a womans journey from beaten peasant to bandit to Member of Parliament

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781592286416
Number of pages: 497
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 228 x 154 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"She will remain one of the most talked-about people in the country."--"The New York Times"

"No reader can fail to be on her side."--"The Times, London"




"Phoolan became at once both symbol and avenger of atrocities committed against the lower castes-a woman who had taken justice into her own hands and achieved a singular vindication . . . as a creation of the worst aspects of a monstrous social structure, she could lead a credible challenge against the caste system that has defined India since ancient times."--"Atlantic Monthly"
"It took a Salman Rushdie to make the world discuss the freedom of expression . . . to discuss an individual's right to Justice, it takes a Phoolan Devi."--Arundhati Roy, author of the Booker Prize-winning international best-seller, "The God of Small Things"
"A stunning tale, and all the more amazing for being true. It will make you cry, it will also make you cheer."--Jan Goodwin Author of "Price of Honor" and "Caught in the Crossfire"
"Phoolan became at once both symbol and avenger of atrocities committed against the lower castes--a woman who had taken justice into her own hands and achiev

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