Excerpt: Gandhi: A Pictorial Biography – Gerard Gold With Richard Attenborough

Gandhi: A Pictorial Biography includes more than 150 historical photos from official Indian archives, text by Gerald Gold discussing Gandhi’s life from boyhood through his last days, and a special section of comparison photos from the movie, plus an afterword by Sir Richard Attenborough.

Written by a veteran New York Times correspondent and editor in consultation with Richard Attenborough soon after he completed the groundbreaking film Gandhi, this richly illustrated volume offers an astounding variety of photographs of one of the great figures of the twentieth century.


Paperback: 192 pages

Publisher: Newmarket Press; Media tie-in edition (September 29, 2009)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1557048401

ISBN-13: 978-1557048400

Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.6 x 9.6 inches


About the Authors,

Gerald Gold was a former correspondent and editor with the New York Times, and was deputy culture editor, deputy foreign editor, and chief editor of The Pentagon PapersThe Watergate Hearings, and The White House Transcripts.

Sir Richard Attenborough’s international film career spans sixty years. His movie Gandhi received eight Academy Awards® in 1983, including Best Picture and Best Director. Attenborough studied Gandhi for twenty years in preparation for the movie.




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