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Professor Chandra follows his bliss : a novel

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First U.S. Edition.

"A pompous Cambridge professor, estranged from his family, sets off on an improbable journey at a new age retreat in California. In the spirit of A Man Called Ove, Professor Chandra proves that it's never too late to change your life and reconnect with those you truly love. P.R. Chandrasekhar, the celebrated professor of economics at Cambridge, is at a turning point. He has sacrificed his family for his career, but his conservative brand of economics is no longer in fashion, and yet again he has lost the Nobel Prize to a rival. His wife has left him for a free spirited West Coast psychiatrist and relocated to Boulder, Colorado. His son, a capitalist guru with a cult following, mocks his father's life work; his middle daughter, the apple of his eye, has become a Marxist and refuses to speak to him; and his youngest daughter is struggling through her teenage years with the help of psychedelic drugs. And then, the final indignity: He is hit by a bicycle and forced to confront his mortality. Professor Chandra's American doctor instructs him to change his workaholic ways and "follow his bliss"--and so he does, right to the coast of California, and into the heart of his dysfunctional family. Witty, charming, and all too human, Professor Chandra's path to enlightenment will enchant and uplift readers from all walks of life"--
Professor Chandra is an internationally renowned economist, divorced father of three (quite frankly baffling) children, recent victim of a bicycle hit-and-run--but so much more than the sum of his parts.  In the moments after his accident, Professor Chandra doesn't see his life flash before his eyes but his life's work.  He's just narrowly missed the Nobel Prize (again), and even though he knows he should get straight back to his pie charts, his doctor has other ideas.  All this work.  All this success.  All this stress.  It's killing him.  He needs to take a break, start enjoying himself.  In short, says his doctor, he should follow his bliss.  Professor Chandra doesn't know it yet, but he's about to embark on the journey of a lifetime.

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Caledonia Library Association FIC BAL L (Text)
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52135300305738
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Clifton Springs Library Fic Bal (Text)
Adult Fiction
52115300364869
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Geneva Public Library BALASUBRAMANYAM (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118300969422
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05/30/2019
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Macedon Public Library FIC BAL (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52121300717452
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Sodus Community Library FIC BAL (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300505561
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Victor Farmington Library BAL (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300868300
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05/28/2019
Williamson Public Library FIC BAL (Text)
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52152300713159
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC BAL (Text)
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31846002846169
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