Gandhi: My Life is My Message

Gandhi: My Life is My Message

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Overview

How did this shy, unassuming lawyer transform himself into the leader of India’s freedom movement? Renouncing wealth, ambition and comfort, Gandhi led by example, becoming one with the people he sought to free, facing imprisonment, hardship and humiliation while never raising his voice in anger. His strategy of nonviolent protest would become the model for the US civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and continues to change history throughout the world.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as the Mahatma or Great Soul, took on the might of the British Empire armed only with a message of love and non-violence. In Gandhi: Apostle of Peace we discover the man behind the legend, following him from his birth in the Indian coastal town of Porbandar in 1869, to the moment of his tragic death at the hands of an assassin in January 1948, just months after the Independence of India.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789380741222
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Series: Campfire Graphic Novels Series
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 292,509
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: GN710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

About the Author

Jason Quinn is the author of Campfire's Award Winning Steve Jobs: Genius by Design graphic novel. He began his publishing career as editor of Barbie comic, before going on to write for Spider Man, Ben 10 and many more. He now lives and works in Delhi as Head of Creative Content at Campfire Graphic Novels.

Sachin Nagar has worked on many of Campfire's most successful books including the award winning Sundarkaand: The Triumph of Hanuman, Ravana: Roar of the Demon King and Mother Teresa: Angel of the Slums. Sachin is one of the most versatile artists working in the graphic novel industry today and says that he likes to push the boundaries and try something new and daring with every project he works on.

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