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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi

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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi

English | ISBN: 0393346609 | 2013 | 240 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 283 KB + 361 KB

"A deeply moving, funny, and brilliantly written account from one of India’s most original new voices." ―Katherine Boo
Like Dave Eggers’s Zeitoun and Alexander Masters’s Stuart, this is a tour de force of narrative reportage.
Mohammed Ashraf studied biology, became a butcher, a tailor, and an electrician’s apprentice; now he is a homeless day laborer in the heart of old Delhi. How did he end up this way? In an astonishing debut, Aman Sethi brings him and his indelible group of friends to life through their adventures and misfortunes in the Old Delhi Railway Station, the harrowing wards of a tuberculosis hospital, an illegal bar made of cardboard and plywood, and into Beggars Court and back onto the streets.
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