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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It is better to know in advance about basic share market practices and terminologies to easily understand the details in the book. Had read this for work, so had done basic research on Mr Ambani beforehand. But for somebody who is coming fresh, pricne book is a gold mine!

The Polyester Prince: The Rise of Dhirubhai Ambani

Very insightful about how inefficient and immature our country and it’s leadership were from independence till polester 90s. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Read it if you want to know how to deal with numbers User Review – Flag as inappropriate my guru. The other side of the rise of the largest private enterprise of India.

Does anyone have a copy?

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His initial rise in Mumbai and the success story of Vimal are all nicely cap I have been thinking of reading some non-fiction stuff lately. The book claims that Dhirubhai Ambani and Co manipulated share price, played the role of really cunning fox at every turn, showed great extent of favoritism hamksh people from Gujarat among other criminal frauds.

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It doesn’t help either that the author seems to have a superficial understanding of Indian politics. I feel this is a very correct portrayal of that man and you ought to read this book for a fuller perspective of him. Check copyright status Cite this Title The polyester prince: Ambani’s Reliance group has risen to rival these houses in just 26 years since its foundation.

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A small but steady stream of books continues to be brought into India from friends or relatives living abroad. In fact, I did not think it would happen in their generation. Just an amazing read that to open the mind and a way to look What an amazing book or precisely to be called as research work by Hamish Macdonalds,a complete compendium to indian market,politics and how things happen in real and are portrayed in media.

Some interviewees requested anonymity due to their personal and professional relationship with the Ambani family or to his political influence.

Until the arrival of Ambani, and now more like him, India’s big business scene was dominated by a few industrial houses from British times.

This was a freebee from Goodreads and seems to be an unedited first or second draft.


Full marks for bravery and effort. Banning this book has given a racy fiction like book a cult status. Can’t blame the author though. Fascinating and inspiring biography of Dhirubhai Ambani.

Firstly the book is banned by GOI and the Ambani family has done much to restrict any circulation of copies oolyester almost seem non existent. Brisbane City Council Library Service. So it is less of a bio, and more of a documentary on Reliances rise in Indian business scene. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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However it does give you an insight about the times of s and 90 This book is a small biography of Dhirubhai Ambani till reliance was set up and then morphs into a story of reliance Ltd, its dizzy peaks and deep troughs. In the 26 years since its foundation, Ambani’s Reliance Group has risen to rival the dominant industrial houses, and by the group had 1.

Makes it all the more alluring. May 08, Mukesh Kumar rated it it was ok. I also found that the book digresses sometimes to unrelated politics and becomes very slow This is almost a thriller novel with government, corporations, detectives and all dirty things money could do.