Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House India (14 July 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143440055
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143440055
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 21.4 x 13.2 cm


Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

So often, it’s the simplest acts of courage that touch the lives of others. Sudha Murty-through the exceptional work of the Infosys as well as through her own youth, travels-encounters many stories…Three Thousand Stitches -And she tells them here in her characteristically clear-eyed, warm-hearted way.

She talks candidly about the meaningful impact of her work in the devadasi community. Her trials as the only female student in her engineering college and the unexpected consequences of her father’s kindness. In other words, From discovering the reach of Indian cinema to the shallowness of judging others based on appearances, these are everyday struggles and victories, large and small.

About the Author

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fictional pieces and four books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sudha Murty was the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006. In addition, the Attimabbe Award from the government for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011.

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