The Truth

The Truth

[a Novel]

Book - 2012
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Keith Mabbut is at a crossroads in his life. When he is offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to write the biography of the elusive Hamish Melville, a highly influential activist and humanitarian - he seizes the chance to write something meaningful. His search to find out the real story behind the legend takes Mabbut to the lush landscapes and environmental hotspots of India. The more he discovers about Melville, the more he admires him - and the more he connects with an idealist who wanted to make a difference. But is his quarry really who he claims to be? As Keith discovers, the truth can be whatever we make it... In this wonderful, heartwarming novel, Michael Palin turns his considerable skills to fiction in the story of a ordinary man on an extraordinary adventure.
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012
ISBN: 9780297860211
Branch Call Number: FIC Pali
Characteristics: 261p

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kwa108
Jun 02, 2015

Journalist tracks down mysterious, charismatic eco-activist to write a book. Finds out the whole story with many twists and turns. They become friends along the way, influence each other in life-changing ways.

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philbrown
Oct 06, 2012

Great story!

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