Rupee Millionaires

Author: Frank Kusy
Publisher: PublishDrive
ISBN: 0957585128
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**Round Ireland with a Fridge meets The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel** “...a rip-roaring tale of dodgy dealings and hilarious happenings.” “...this was the most fun reading I can remember...” “...I laughed out loud as I devoured every page...’ “...riveting stuff, brilliantly written...” RUPEE MILLIONAIRES 'Dodgy' Frank Kusy, born into poverty from immigrant parents, learns to live on his wits––first as an unwitting money collector for Ronnie Kray, later as a Buddhist trader in London’s St Martin’s-in-the-Fields market. Then he meets up with thuggish ‘Spud’ who is so good at scaring people, notably the Petrovs, two encroaching Russian gangsters, that he hires him on the spot as his business partner. But it’s a deal with the Devil. Spud is a loose cannon, liable to blow up at any moment. The two travel to India to become the largest wholesaler of hippy-Hindi glad rags in the UK, and to fulfill their dream of becoming rupee millionaires. Along the way, they pick up a motley crew of kooky characters––Ram, a lovable, crutch-bound Rajasthani, George, an irascible American, Nick and Anna, a quirky Canadian couple, Susie, a Dagenham girl gone ‘native’, and Rose, the secret love of Ram’s life. These become the ‘Pushkar Posse’, a group of oddball traveler-entrepreneurs who meet once a year to have fun and make money in equal measure. Join Frank on this wild rite of passage through India. EDITORIAL REVIEWS: “If you like comedies, travelogues and/or memoirs then you’ll love this book. The charm and richness of India is portrayed beautifully, and together with some great characters, surprising twists and emotional moments, this is a truly enjoyable read. This book is about self-searching, faith, hope, love and friendship – it is also about the depths of foolishness we human beings can reach with all of our quirks and foibles. This story is so much more than a mere memoir or travelogue. I cannot recommend it highly enough. ~ Awesome Indies “Where to start with my thoughts on this captivating story? Honestly? It's the most entertainment I've had (with words) since Round Ireland with a Fridge, which, if you could splice together with The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, might bring you close to imagining the heady pull of Frank Kusy's superb Rupee Millionaires.”~ Kindledays “Mr Kusy is clearly capable of writing vivid and enticing portraits of India – his past as a travel writer shines through, and we see India as if we are there first hand.”~ Harper Collins reviewer “Once started, begs to be read in one sitting. It is full of flavour, especially the scents and scintillations of India as we've never read about them before, and satisfies on every level. This is a story pleading to become a film!" ~ Grady Harp, Hall of Fame ‘Vine’ reviewer “This book is a memoir that will make you laugh and cry and feel like you've made friends. You'll fall in love with India and even a little bit with London.” ~ Jay Mittener, Top 500 Amazon reviewer

The Unusual Billionaires

Author: Saurabh Mukherjea
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9386057670
Size: 11.16 MB
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What makes a company truly outstanding? What is the secret sauce of delivering successful results over multiple decades? What is common to Asian Paints, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Marico, Berger Paints, Page Industries and Astral Poly? They are Unusual Companies, built by Unusual Billionaires. This book tells the story of these seven companies, handpicked out of 5000 listed on the stock exchange. Built by visionary business leaders, they have delivered outstanding results for a decade and more. How did these companies do it? Why couldn’t this be replicated by other companies? What are they doing differently? Saurabh Mukherjea, bestselling author of Gurus of Chaos, delivers an exceptional book with lessons to learn from these seven businesses. Mukherjea tells you why focusing on the core business is central to corporate success and how a promoter giving up control to the top management could be a boon. He also explains how investors can generate market-beating investment returns from identifying companies such as these using a simple set of metrics. Packed with these learnings are riveting corporate stories of how Hindustan Unilever made an aggressive bid to buy Harsh Mariwala’s business, but had to sell a business to him in a few years, or how Page Industries found an innovative way to stop unionization at their manufacturing units. Other stories include the turnaround of Axis Bank and the boardroom coup that led to its chairman’s exit and how Vijay Mallya sold Berger Paints to the Dhingra brothers. This book is mandatory reading for anyone who wants to understand how business is done successfully in India.

Q And A

Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781846173127
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Eighteen-year-old Ram Mohammad Thomas is in prison after answering twelve questions correctly on a TV quiz show to win one billion rupees. The producers have arrested him, convinced that he has cheated his way to victory. In his warm-hearted tale lies all the comedy, tragedy, joy and pathos of India.

The Richest Engineer

Author: Abhishek Kumar
Publisher: Manjul Publishing
ISBN: 9381506876
Size: 16.48 MB
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This is a very good book on managing personal finance. It gives clear principles to follow, which enable individuals to accumulate wealth by investing his or her income properly. -Sitaram Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director, Jindal Aluminium Ltd. Have you ever wondered why some people get rich easily, while others struggle financially all their lives? Is the difference because of their educational qualifications or their choice of jobs, business or investments? Is it that luck has favoured them selectively, while bypassing the vast majority of people? Is it that they have special skills and are far more intelligent than others? The Shocking Answer is: None of the above! In his maiden novel, Abhishek Kumar reveals the timeless wisdom of wealth creation and accumulation and shows how anybody - no matter where they stand in life at this time - can become a millionaire. The riles provided in book are not a get-rich-quick formula, but they do guide the reader to financial independence which can be achieved on nothing more than an average salary. Through fictional conversations between two friends, Vinay - the financial wizard and Ajay, his college mate, you will learn exactly what has been stopping you from becoming rich and how you can change yourself to live the life you always dreamt of - a life of wealth, abundance and financial freedom.

High School English Grammar And Composition Book Multicolour Edition

Author: Wren & Martin
Publisher: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 935253008X
Size: 61.97 MB
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Wren and Martin’s High School English Grammar & Composition is one of the most popular and widely used reference books on English Grammar. It not only helps the students to use the language, but also gives detailed information about the language.

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent

Author: Gary Keller
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071502085
Size: 45.12 MB
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Take your real estate career to the highest level! "Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life." --Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul "This book presents a new paradigm for real estate and should be required reading for real estate professionals everywhere." --Robert T. Kiyosaki, New York Times bestselling author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad The Millionaire Real Estate Agent explains: Three concepts that drive production Economic, organizational, and lead generation models that are the foundations of any high-achiever's business How to "Earn a Million," "Net a Million," and "Receive a Million" in annual income

Slumdog Millionaire

Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439136653
Size: 68.74 MB
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Arrested for unbelievably answering all twelve questions on the Indian game show, "Who Will Win a Billion?" semi-literate waiter Ram Mohammad Thomas explains to his lawyer how he knew the answers due to events in his personal life.

Bookpresentation Slumdog Millionaire By Vikas Swarup And Comparison With Movie

Author: Sandra Bosnic
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656227624
Size: 51.34 MB
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Pre-University Paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 15 Punkte (Note 1), , language: English, abstract: Overview / Gliederung Book presentation: Slumdog millionaire Ø The author: Vikas Swarup Ø His inspiration for the story Ø About the book: Ø Main characters of the book Ø The plot Ø Important topics the book deals with Ø Slums in India Ø Caste system in India Ø Religions in India Ø Corruption in India Ø Most important differences between the book and the movie Ø Own opinion Ø Vocab

Slumdog Millionaire

Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher: titus books
ISBN:
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Former tiffinboy Ram Mohammad Thomas has just got twelve questions correct on a TV quiz-show to win a cool one billion rupees. But he is brutally slung in prison on suspicion of cheating. Because how can a kid from the slums know who Shakespeare was, unless he is pulling a fast one. In the order of the questions on the show, Ram tells us which amazing adventures in his street-kid life gave him the answers. From orphanages to brothels, gangsters to beggar-masters, and into the homes of Bollywood's rich and famous, Ram's story is brimming with the chaotic comedy, heart-stopping tragedy and tear-inducing joyousness of modern India.

Slumdog Millionaire

Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen
ISBN: 9783125798748
Size: 27.70 MB
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