Two Lives: A Memoir

Paperback | July 31, 2006

byVikram Seth

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Widely acclaimed as one of the world's greatest living writers, Vikram Seth -- author of the international bestseller A Suitable Boy -- tells the heartrending true story of a friendship, a marriage, and a century. Weaving together the strands of two extraordinary lives -- Shanti Behari Seth, an immigrant from India who came to Berlin to study in the 1930s, and Helga Gerda Caro, the young German Jewish woman he befriended and later married -- Two Lives is both a history of a violent era seen through the eyes of two survivors and an intimate, unforgettable portrait of a complex, abiding love.

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Widely acclaimed as one of the world's greatest living writers, Vikram Seth -- author of the international bestseller A Suitable Boy -- tells the heartrending true story of a friendship, a marriage, and a century. Weaving together the strands of two extraordinary lives -- Shanti Behari Seth, an immigrant from India who came to Berlin t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:503 pages, 8.02 × 5.3 × 0.93 inPublished:July 31, 2006Publisher:Harper PerennialLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060599677

ISBN - 13:9780060599676

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Wonderful . . . A truly heroic tale which demonstrates just how much can sometimes be achieved against monstrous odds.”