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Farthest Field

An Indian Story of the Second World War

by Raghu Karnad

Hardcover, 300 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |

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Narrated through the lives and deaths of a single family, this nonfiction epic follows a young man from the sleepy south Indian coast who follows his brothers-in-law into the army and onto the front lines of India's Second World War where he witnesses a quickly changing world and devastating violence.

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