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The Resource Professor Chandra follows his bliss, by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Professor Chandra follows his bliss, by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

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Professor Chandra follows his bliss
Title
Professor Chandra follows his bliss
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by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
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Language
eng
Summary
"P.R. Chandrasekhar, the celebrated professor of economics at Cambridge, is at a turning point. He has sacrificed his family for his career, but his conservative brand of economics is no longer in fashion, and yet again he has lost the Nobel Prize to a rival. His wife has left him for a free spirited West Coast psychiatrist and relocated to Boulder, Colorado. His son, a capitalist guru with a cult following, mocks his father's life work; his middle daughter, the apple of his eye, has become a Marxist and refuses to speak to him; and his youngest daughter is struggling through her teenage years with the help of psychedelic drugs. And then, the final indignity: He is hit by a bicycle and forced to confront his mortality. Professor Chandra's American doctor instructs him to change his workaholic ways and "follow his bliss"--and so he does, right to the coast of California, and into the heart of his dysfunctional family. Witty, charming, and all too human, Professor Chandra's path to enlightenment will enchant and uplift readers from all walks of life"--
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1974-
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Balasubramanyam, Rajeev
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.A58
LC item number
P76 2019b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf
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  • College teachers
  • Economics
  • Midlife crisis
  • Self-realization
  • Families
  • California
  • Large type books
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Professor Chandra follows his bliss, by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
465 pages (large print) :
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432865108
Lccn
2019008290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1088671062
  • (OCoLC)1088671062
  • 1005282
Label
Professor Chandra follows his bliss, by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
465 pages (large print) :
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432865108
Lccn
2019008290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1088671062
  • (OCoLC)1088671062
  • 1005282

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