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An Autobiography Audiobook

An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

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Publisher's Summary

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall — think of it, always."
--Gandhi

In 1999, this book was designated as one of the "100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century" by HarperCollins Publishers.

A holy man to Hindus, a hero to Muslims, and a criminal to the British, Mohandas K. Gandhi was an inspiring figure of the 20th century, a man whose quest to live in accord with God’s highest truth led him to initiate massive campaigns against racism, violence, and colonialism.

From his youthful rebellion against vegetarianism, to his successful law practice in South Africa, his struggle with his own sexual excesses, and his leadership of the movement to free India from British rule, Gandhi describes the story of his life as a series of spiritual “experiments” and explains how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and inspired countless other nonviolent struggles.

Public Domain (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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    Amazon Customer 08-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing Man... Unamazing Biography"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone who is looking for a much more indepth understanding of Ghandhi's life, and who has a better understanding of Indian government and history.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Bill Wallace?

    narrator was awesome!


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    Amazon Customer 06-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    the reader is good but there is a lot of Indian jargon used that is not explained. he also does not finish many of the stories that he starts so you're left hanging

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    Amazon Customer 05-21-16
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    "I just didn't find it interesting"

    I got the audiobook and really had to foght to finish it. My favorite books are one's that tell about others success, but did not find this book interesting at all. I do feel like Gandhi's story is important and admit I missed a fair bit from drifting in and out of attention as it struggled to grab my focus. The massive Indian names also confused me as I had no idea who anyone was haha.

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    Joan Haesloop California, USA 05-10-16
    Joan Haesloop California, USA 05-10-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Interesting"

    It was interesting and educational to read about this man whose name I have heard at various times throughout my life.

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    Kamla 04-18-16
    Kamla 04-18-16
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    very good work. good voice and pronunciation. one can save his time to listen it instead of reading it.

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    Rakesh 02-01-16
    Rakesh 02-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Narrator is not good at all"

    The narrator was good with the English words however struggled with the actual pronunciation Indian names of people and places

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    Sara Baysinger 01-04-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Gandhi is kind of a loser tho"

    Jk he's bæ lol I was doing this for a school thing the book is good

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    "So simplicity and truthfulness !"

    I am Indian. I have read his original Gujarati autobiography. I have also read its official translation by Mahadev Desai. This audio book refreshed my reading. If you worship truth, you may like this.

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    Suwathini Deva 04-14-15
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    "A good biography"

    I wanted to read the book for very long. But I found no time. This audio book helped me. Gandhi explains himself in simple way. It is worth listening.

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    ympujar Rabkavi 587314 12-17-14
    ympujar Rabkavi 587314 12-17-14 Member Since 2013

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    " experiments to motivate for further experiments "

    A bold description. It shows how a common man arise to great humenly possible level.

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