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War Talk

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ISBN-10: 0896087247

ISBN-13: 9780896087248

Edition: 2003

Authors: Arundhati Roy

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As the United States pushes for war on Iraq, Arundhati Roy, the internationally acclaimed author of The God of Small Things, addresses issues of democracy and dissent, racism and empire, and war and peace in this collection of new essays. The eloquence, passion, and political insight of Roy's political essays have added legions of readers to those already familiar with her Booker Prize-winning novel. -Invited to lecture as part of the prestigious Lannan -Foundation series on the first anniversary of the unconscionable attacks of September 11, 2001, Roy challenged those who equate dissent with being "anti-American." Her previous essays on globalization and dissent have led many to see Roy…    
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Book details

List price: $12.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Suzanna Arundhati Roy, 1961 - Suzanna Roy was born November 24, 1961. Her parents divorced and she lived with her mother Mary Roy, a social activist, in Aymanam. Her mother ran an informal school named Corpus Christi and it was there Roy developed her intellectual abilities, free from the rules of formal education. At the age of 16, she left home and lived on her own in a squatter's colony in Delhi. She went six years without seeing her mother. She attended Delhi School of Architecture where she met and married fellow student Gerard Da Cunha. Neither had a great interest in architecture so they quit school and went to Goa. They stayed there for seven months and returned broke. Their…    

War Talk
Ahimsa
Democracy
Come September
The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky
Confronting Empire
Glossary
Notes
Index
About the Author