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Ek hota Carver (एक होता कार्व्हर)

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Published more than 30 years ago, Veena Gavankar’s biography of African-American scientist and agriculturist George Washington Carver, has remained one of the bestsellers in Marathi literature even today.

A gripping story about a man and his determination to succeed amidst hardship and hurdles, the book not only captures the essence of perseverance, but also beautifully por
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Paperback, Deluxe edition, 184 pages
Published 2001 by Rajhans Prakashan (first published 1981)
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Sujeet Gholap
आठवया इयततेत असताना वाचलं होतं, आजही जसाचया तसं आठवतं! कारवहरचया कॉलेज-जीवनाचं वरणन हा माझा सगळयात आवडता भाग!

कारवहरची जिदद, काटेकोर शिसत आणि तयाची दुरदमय इचछाशकती गवाणकरांनी अशी मसत चितारली आहे! एका महान वैजञानिकाचा परिचय मनोवेधकपणे करताना लेखिकेने केलेलं दकषिण अमेरिकेतलया काळया लोकांचया जीवनाचं चितरण मन विदीरण करून जातं, अंतरमुख होऊन विचार करायला लावतं.

विजञानाची थोडीदेखील आवड असेल, तर नककीच परेरणादायी ठरणारं असं, एकदातरी जरूर वाचावं असं झकास पुसतक!
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Shreekant
Apr 22, 2014 Shreekant rated it it was amazing
i got this book as a gift, and this was kind of an introduction to me to the american culture and what problems african americans faced, and how one man helped them. This also shows the beauty in a simple life.
In today's world, we try to live rich, fancy, party life, hardly caring about other people... but step back, and ask yourself,.. is it worth it?

Good job by Ms. Veena Gavankar.
Amar
Dec 30, 2014 Amar rated it really liked it
Excellent biography of Dr. Carver made available in Maathi. I read it long time ago. Need re-read it now.
Ksandeep23
Sep 18, 2012 Ksandeep23 rated it it was amazing
Although I am in the middle of this book, have to agree that this will be one of the best I will ever read. Really need atleast one Carver in our country looking at the effects of global warming.
Pratik
Sep 25, 2016 Pratik rated it really liked it
पराधयापक जॉरज डबलयू कारवहर यांचया आयुषयाची परेरणादायी कथा वीणा गवहाणकरांनी उततम परकारे मांडली आहे.
एक छान परेरणादायी पुसतक.
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Pranjal
Jan 12, 2016 Pranjal rated it it was amazing
It has been a long time since I read this marvel. I was not an avid reader back then. I literally hated reading. My parents and grandparents kept asking me to read this book. Never had I tried reading a Marathi book before... this book brought tears to my eyes. If a book changes the way you think about something or the way you look at things, it has served its purpose. This book owns that power. Do read it.
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Good Story by Veena Gavankar in mArathi. it is very good and motivational story for everyone. However this is originally english book, veenaji translate very well.

it will take to slavery era in USA. how this black people treated by white peoples in USA. It is the evocative biography of the African-American visionary, scientist, inventor, educator and botanist, George Washington Carver.

Must read book.
Gaurav
Apr 23, 2012 Gaurav rated it it was amazing
One of the best books i have ever read. Its a gripping story about the struggles and victory of a black scientist in a apartheid society. Hope just radiates out of this book. Surely a must read.
Parag
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detailed life work of Mr. John W. Carver. An American Agricultural Scientist.

tribute for a great human being.
Vishal Ingulkar
Apr 13, 2015 Vishal Ingulkar rated it really liked it
Everyone should read this once.
This book tells exact meaning of this beautiful thing called "LIFE"
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Mar 31, 2015 Aniket Mahajani rated it really liked it
Short, simple, neat biography of an american scientist narrated very well that it awfully abide you to the book from d start to end, must read in lifetime
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Former librarian and an avid reader, Veena Gavankar wrote Ek Hota Carver, her debut novel and biography of American agriculturist George Washington Carver in the year 1979.

She soon followed up with numerous other books, including Dr.Khankohje, Rozelind Franklin and Lise Mitner. Other books include Bhagirathe Varas, Dr.Ida Skadder and Sarptadnya Dr. Remond Ditmars.

Known for her simplistic, clear an
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