(The) book eloquently tells the story of his Dalit (Untouchable) family’s journey from an Indian village to the Indian and international middle class. It is the story of the genius and determination of his illiterate father and his stalwart mother, and their remarkable children. It is also a story about modern India and its potential. Even more, it is a moving story about humankind in all its

Stanley Fischer
Governor of the Bank of Israel,
former First Deputy Managing Director,
International Monetary Fund (IMF).