The words of one of the greatest men of the 20th century, chosen by the award-winning director from Gandhi’s letters, speeches, and published writings, explore the prophet’s timeless thoughts on daily life, cooperation, nonviolence, faith, and peace. Gandhi's ideas are as meaningful today as they were during his long and inspiring life. His enlightening thoughts and beliefs, especially on violence and the atomic bomb, reveal his eloquent foresight about our contemporary world. The words of one of the greatest men of the twentieth century, chosen by the award-winning director Richard Attenborough from Gandhi's letters, speeches, and published writings, explore the prophet's timeless thoughts on daily life, cooperation, nonviolence, faith, and peace. This bestselling volume includes an introduction by Attenborough and an afterword by Time magazine Senior Foreign Correspondent Johanna McGeary that places Gandhi's life and work in the historical context of the twentieth century. This book and the film Gandhi were the result of producer/director Richard Attenborough's long commitment to keeping alive the flame of Gandhi's spiritual achievement and the wisdom of his actions and his words. They are the wisdom and words of peace.
About the Author:
Richard Attenborough is the director of the 1982 film Gandhi, winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. His international film and stage career as an actor, producer, and director spans sixty years).