The White Tiger (Hardcover, Large Print)

By Aravind Adiga

Gale Cengage, 9781410408778, 397pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/5/2008)
Paperback (10/14/2008)
Compact Disc (5/6/2008)
MP3 CD (5/6/2008)
Paperback, Spanish (11/1/2008)
Paperback, French (4/1/2010)
Hardcover (4/22/2008)
Paperback (3/1/2012)
Paperback, Spanish (6/27/2010)
Compact Disc (5/6/2008)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (8/1/2008)

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Spring/Summer '09 Reading Group List

“Balram Halwai, living in contemporary India, is a man with aspirations and dreams he fears will never be realized considering his current position as a chauffeur and servant of the wealthy in a society with an absurdly large gap between rich and poor. As he takes it upon himself to rise above the muck in a series of unethical and criminal actions, The White Tiger will challenge your concepts of right and wrong and make you feel guilty for laughing along the way.”
— Jon Stich, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Oakland, CA
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Fall '09/Winter '10 Reading Group List

“Balram Halwai narrates his tale through letters written to the Premier of China over a seven-day period and tells the story of how he climbed out of poverty and into the life of a successful entrepreneur. In telling his story, The White Tiger opens a window onto the chaos and inequality of Indian society.”
— Cynthia, Paulina Springs Books, Sisters, OR
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This rambunctious story of contemporary India shows how religion doesn't create morality, and money doesn't solve every problem--but a person can get what he wants out of life by eavesdropping on the right conversations.