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Fallen Angel: The Making and Unmaking of Rajat Gupta is a page turner with real life characters. The book is almost like a thriller, which chronicles the different episodes in the life of Rajat Gupta. It is a book about his journey to the top and his tragic downfall.
Summary of the Book
This is the story of an orphan Indian immigrant who gets embroiled in one of the biggest cases in the history of the United States of America. Rajat Gupta was the former head of the world’s most renowned management consultancy firm, McKinsey & co. He was sentenced to two years in prison for securities fraud and insider trading. The book is based some extensive research including FBI tapes and conversations. The book gives a very deep insight into the story of Rajat Gupta, his rise to glory and his loss.
About Sandipan Deb
Sandipan Deb is an alumnus of both IIT and IIM. After working for three years in the corporate world, he shifted to journalism. He has been the managing editor of Outlook, He has been the managing editor of Outlook, the editor of The Financial Express and was the founder-editor of Open. He has also authored The IITians: The Story of an Extraordinary Indian Institution and How Its Alumni Are Reshaping the World, which has also been translated into Chinese and Korean. He is currently based out of Delhi and is currently working on a novel, The Last War.
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Jan 17, 2013
Must Read :)Just finished reading it...
NILOY KUMAR BHATTACHERJEE
Mar 11, 2014
This one is a genuine Sandipan Deb masterpiece - a must read for the global, and the local, IndianAn aptly named and objectively and incisively written masterpiece. For all those who never knew when and how the Great Indian Brain Exodus to the US via the Ivy League universities started, why even the average Indian professional can now aspire to ride the Washington Accord to the US, in a manner of speaking, why US Indians don't really run, a la the Chinese (just stating facts, no offence meant), street thug gangs in their hard-earned new homeland but still end up on the wrong side of the law at times and, most importantly, for fairly clear and factual answers to the basic question - did the… (Expand)
Sep 6, 2013
Hollywood Script!An interesting, researched and well documented book. For me key take away was Games People Play and how 'inadvertently' some of them who inspite the fact are so highly Educated, widely Respected and very Rich, yet become pawns in the hand of few and end up loosing everything including freedom (as in metaphor).
Jun 9, 2013
simply excellentDid read it in a straight 8 hours stretch. period. Book mainly deals with insider-trading scam in stock market and their background plots explained in a dramatic way.
May 15, 2013
Good Read! More of a fact file than a biography !The book has good facts collated! But is has no opinion! the reader is left to deicde if Rajat was the culprit or not!