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Freedom at midnight

Author: Larry Collins; Dominique Lapierre
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed narrative of the thirteen months leading to the independence of the Indian subcontinent in February 1948, centering on major and minor figures and on the social and personal upheavals attendant on independence and partition.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Larry.
Freedom at midnight.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [1975]
(OCoLC)578564251
Online version:
Collins, Larry.
Freedom at midnight.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [1975]
(OCoLC)608887013
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Collins; Dominique Lapierre
ISBN: 0671220888 9780671220884
OCLC Number: 1366307
Description: 572 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Race destined to govern and subdue"--
"walk alone, Walk alone"--
"Leave India to god"--
Last tattoo for a dying Raj --
Old man andd his shattered dream --
Photograph section --
Precious little place --
Palaces and tigers, elephants and jewels "--
"Day cursed by the stars "--
Most complex divorce in history"--
"We will always remain brothers"--
While the world slept"--
"O lovely dawn of freedom"-photograph section"--
"Our people have gone mad"--
Greatest migration in history"--
"Kashmir-only Kashmir!"--
Two Brahmans from Poona --
"Let Gandhi die"--
Vengeance of Mandalas Pahwa --
"We must get Gandhi before the police get us"--
Second crucifixion --
Epilogue --
What the became --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Photographic credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.

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A detailed narrative of the thirteen months leading to the independence of the Indian subcontinent in February 1948, centering on major and minor figures and on the social and personal upheavals attendant on independence and partition.

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