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M.K. Gandhi

The Story of My Experiments With Truth

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'Bedtime Biography: An Autobiography' by M.K. Gandhi depicts the life story of the great leader himself. It portrays his struggles and accomplishments, providing a glimpse into his transformation from a shy boy to a fearless leader.

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    It’s astonishing to think about the influence just a small handful of people have had on the world. The fields of art, culture, and politics – to name just a few – have all been shaped in meaningful ways by exceptional individuals whose gifts, work, or energy made them stand out from the rest.

    Few people have had more of an impact on their nations, and their times, than the late Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more popularly known as Mahātmā, meaning Great Soul. He helped lead his beloved India to political independence, and made nonviolent resistance known all over the world as an effective means of political protest.

    Take a few deep breaths, relax, and let’s get into the story of this remarkable man’s life.

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    What is Bedtime Biography: An Autobiography about?

    Narrated by Marston York

    An Autobiography (First published in two volumes; Volume 1, 1927, and Volume 2, 1929) is the autobiography of one of the world’s most famous political icons – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The book traverses his rebellious childhood, his early activism in South Africa and his work for the Indian Independence Movement up until 1920, and gives insight into Gandhi’s personal philosophy and his lifelong quest for Truth.

    Who should read Bedtime Biography: An Autobiography?

    • Anyone interested in Gandhi’s life and personal philosophy
    • Students of history and political science
    • People cultivating leadership skills

    About the Author

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Oct 2, 1869–Jan 30, 1948) was an early twentieth-century Indian activist. After working to improve Indian immigrant rights in South Africa, Gandhi returned to India in 1915 to lead the Indian Independence Movement against British rule with his unwavering belief in nonviolent protest until he was assassinated in 1948 during his evening prayers.

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