About the book: the anglo-indian way: celebrating the lives of the anglo-indians of india a fascinating look at the anglo-indian community through profiles of some of the communitys most extraordinary men and women. The anglo-indian way attempts to fill that gap by telling thestory of the anglo-indians through those of some of the communitysmost interesting and extraordinary men and women. In a series ofessays written by a host of writers, the lives of thesepersonalities are described lucidly, and with warmth and honesty. Each of these people stayed and worked in india, and with theirdetermination, enthusiasm and joie de vivre, they have all beenactive participants in the progress of the country in countlessways. From henry derozio and frank anthony to ruskin bond and dianahayden, the book is about people who excelled in all walks oflife-as leaders, politicians, police officers, actors, teachers,jockeys, sportsmen, engine drivers, writers, quizmasters and manymore. As a chronicle of a community, the anglo-indian way isnecessary; as a record of life stories, it is inspiring; and as aglimpse of history as it was being lived, it is invaluable. About author: errol obrien errol obrien grew up in kolkata. He worked in the tea industryand retired as chief tea taster and buyer of the tea tradingcorporation of india. He has been an active quizzer and quizmasterand has also coached students in public speaking. His articles ontea have been published in the statesman and he wrote a column forthe telegraph, kolkata. He has written two books: the tree ofknowledge and amar calcutta, my kolkata.
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