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The Red Sari - A Novel

Javier Moro

Publisher: Grupo Planeta

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A novel based on the life of Sonia Gandhi, the carefree Italian girl who married into India’s famous Nehru-Gandhi family and became a political leader. In 1965 Sonia Maino, a nineteen-year-old Italian student, meets a young Indian man named Rajiv Gandhi. She is the daughter of a humble family near Turin; he comes from the most powerful lineage in India. It is the beginning of a love story that not even death can end. In the name of love, Maino leaves her past to blend in with her expansive new country, India, which worships twenty million gods, speaks eight hundred languages, and votes for five hundred political parties. Her courage, integrity, and devotion will turn her into a revered and beloved figure.

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