Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2019
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"P.R. Chandrasekhar, the celebrated professor of economics at Cambridge, is at a turning point. He has sacrificed his family for his career, but his conservative brand of economics is no longer in fashion, and yet again he has lost the Nobel Prize to a rival. His wife has left him for a free spirited West Coast psychiatrist and relocated to Boulder, Colorado. His son, a capitalist guru with a cult following, mocks his father's life work; his middle daughter, the apple of his eye, has become a Marxist and refuses to speak to him; and his youngest daughter is struggling through her teenage years with the help of psychedelic drugs. And then, the final indignity: He is hit by a bicycle and forced to confront his mortality. Professor Chandra's American doctor instructs him to change his workaholic ways and "follow his bliss"--and so he does, right to the coast of California, and into the heart of his dysfunctional family. Witty, charming, and all too human, Professor Chandra's path to enlightenment will enchant and uplift readers from all walks of life"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2019
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 10 min., 20 sec.))
Performers: Read by Ramon Tikaram.
ISBN: 9781984840905 (electronic audio bk.)
1984840908 (electronic audio bk.)
Call Number: AXIS360 EAUDIOBOOK FICTION BALASUBRAMANYAM

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JeffcoBooks Jun 15, 2020

Chandrasekhar, celebrated economics professor at Cambridge, is at a tipping point- He's sacrificed his family for his career, has lost the Nobel Prize to a rival, and is discovering his conservative brand of politics are out of style. Per doctor's orders, Chandrasekhar "follows his bliss&quo... Read More »


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