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The accidental apprentice : a novel, Vikas Swarup

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The accidental apprentice : a novel
Title
The accidental apprentice
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Vikas Swarup
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate. A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna Sinha, a simple salesgirl in an electronics store in downtown Delhi. She can be the next CEO of his incredibly huge and profitable company. There is only one catch--she needs to pass seven tests from the "textbook of life." Thus begins the most challenging journey Sapna has ever undertaken, one that will take her from her swanky showroom to the heat and dust of India's backstreets and villages. Along the way she encounters a host of memorable personalities, from a vain Bollywood superstar to a kleptomaniac Gandhian. But are the seven tests real or is Acharya playing a game driven by a perverse fantasy? Vikas Swarup, acclaimed author of Slumdog Millionaire and Six Suspects, has written a compelling, suspenseful tale about the lure of money and the power of dreams. The Accidental Apprentice is international crime fiction at its most entertaining"--
  • "Sapna Sinha, an ordinary salesgirl in an electronics store in downtown Delhi, is approached by Vinay Mohan Acharya, a billionaire industrialist and one of India's richest men. He offers to make her CEO of his company. There is only one catch--she needs to pass seven tests from the "textbook of life". Thus begins the most challenging journey Sapna has ever undertaken--one that will test her character, her courage, and her capabilities. Along the way she encounters a host of memorable personalities, from a vain Bollywood superstar to a kleptomaniac Gandhian. At stake is a business empire worth ten billion dollars, and the future she has always dreamt of for her and her family. But are the seven tests real or is Acharya playing a game driven by a perverse fantasy? Vikas Swarup, acclaimed author of Slumdog Millionaire and Six Suspects, has written a compelling, suspenseful tale about the lure of money and the power of dreams. The Accidental Apprentice is international crime fiction at its most entertaining"--
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Title
The accidental apprentice
Creator
Summary
Approached by a billionaire industrialist who offers her a CEO job if she can pass seven tests from his "textbook of life," an everyday salesgirl finds her character and courage tested by a host of memorable personalities
Subject
Genre
Tone
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10317396
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9499.4.S93
LC item number
A43 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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True
Target audience
adult
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Vikas Swarup
The accidental apprentice : a novel, Vikas Swarup
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The accidental apprentice : a novel, Vikas Swarup
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Publication
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"A Thomas Dunne book for Minotaur Books."
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Control code
ocn878224535
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
436 p.
Isbn
9781250045553
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014007873

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