Dhirubhai Ambani’s life is a rags-to-riches story, from Bombay’s crowded pavements and bazaars to the city’s extravagantly wealthy social circles where. Banned book: The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani HarperCollins, Status: Injunction against the book in Hamish McDonald The polyester prince: the rise of Dhirubhai Ambani / Hamish McDonald. Author. McDonald, Hamish, Published. St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin.
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The book does a fair bit in portraying the background hamizh terms of the business environment, political scene and media. Its a pretty small book.
A must read business biography. Jul 15, Santhosh Chikurambotla rated it really liked it. Nov 24, Sathish Kumar rated it really liked it.
State Library of NSW. View all 10 comments. The textile giant continues to realize his dream to be known as the outsider who took on India’s business establishment and won, establishing a world-class company in the process. This is the story of a rising capitalist group in post-independence India.
Oct 14, Rajiv Choudhry rated it it was amazing. First of all, the law should be changed” And Dhirubhai Amabani indeed did it.
The most authentic critique of the Ambani patriarch, India’s original robber baron. Mar 12, Ashutosh rated it really liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Until the arrival of Ambani, and now more like him, India’s big business scene was dominated by a poylester industrial houses from British times.
Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Banning something ordinary, indeed gives it an aura of undeserved importance many a times. We came here to spot tigers and ended up spotting tycoons. He does warn you initially of his inability to source out information from Ambani or his family members despite his best efforts, Thanks in part to the highly controversial life that Dhirubhai led.
And then as the feud developed, I kept getting emails and calls from Indians and NRIs non-resident Indians asking if I still had a spare copy of the book. Sep 17, Vinay Aggarwal rated it really liked it. Mar 13, Ajeya rated it really liked it.
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Read it if you want to soak yourself in an immense roller coaster ride through the making of RIL Ba What was it? Feb 08, Samesh rated it it was amazing.
Hamiah 31, Kanu rated it really liked it. These 4 locations in Victoria: Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Excellent read for anyone with an interest in business.
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Thu, Sep 23 So I already knew a lot of facts and stories, that are described at length in the book. On the other hand, I was frequently lost in all the detailed descriptions of debentures, share market, convertible and non convertible offerings and so on.
Do you not think it is strange that the Sensex has now reached ppolyester its top and this time around the Reliance stock has plyester participated at all? University of Wollongong Library.
The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani
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I have been thinking of reading some non-fiction stuff lately. The ban on the book was a real curiosity creator.
Great to know the behind the scene story of the Ambanis. He could not cover it all up and this book is a well-composed summary and argument of the public part of Ambani’s life. Hamish is very balanced, intelligent and diligent.
Wagga Wagga Campus Library. This book is a prime example of that. Apr 06, Dinakar rated it really liked it. The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. I feel this is a very correct portrayal of that man and you ought to read this book for a fuller perspective of him. Whatever said and doneAmbani is considered the King of the equity cult in India and princce author endorses that fact!
His initial rise in Mumbai and the success story of Vimal are all nicely captured by the author. It is crammed with news stories, facts mixed with flights of fantasy to the brim, polyeser hardly any attention to narrative style.
There was a statement immediately after the ruling, but very little follow up. Aug 13, Projection rated it really liked it. I am happily surprised to know mfdonald ambani’s involvement in independence struggle. Refresh and try again.
The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani by Hamish McDonald
Want to Read saving…. Feels more like a thriller, than a biography. State Library of Queensland. Open to the public