Penguin India Publication
|Number of Pages||246 Pages|
History & Politics
Rachna Bisht Rawat takes us to the heart of war, chronicling the tales of twenty-one of Indias bravest soldiers. Talking to parents, siblings, children and comrades-in-arms to paint the most vivid character-portraits of these men and their conduct in battle and getting unprecedented access to the Indian Army, Rawat has written the ultimate book on the Param Vir Chakra.
About the Author
Rachna Bisht Rawat is a journalist, writer, mom to a precocious 12-year old and gypsy wife to an Army officer whose work has taken the Rawats to some of the quirkiest places in India.
Rachna is a 2005 Harry Brittain fellow and winner of the 2006 Commonwealth Press Quarterlys Rolls Royce Award. Her first story, Munni Mausi, was a winner in the 200809 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. This is her first book.