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EAN-139780571205271   EAN-13 barcode 9780571205271
Product NameTurbulence
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:10.47 inches / Length:0 inches / Weight:0.65 pounds / Width:6.06 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 1781161194
SKUMON0001539627
Price New3.95 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used1.43 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width1.03 inches    (convert)
Height8 inches    (convert)
Length5.15 inches    (convert)
Weight11.68 ounces    (convert)
AuthorSamit Basu
Page Count359
BindingPaperback
Published07/09/2013
FeaturesTitan Books
Long DescriptionAman Sen is smart, young, ambitious and going nowhere. He thinks this is because he doesn't have the right connections--but then he gets off a plane from London to Delhi and discovers that he has turned into a communications demigod. Indeed, everyone on Aman's flight now has extraordinary abilities corresponding to their innermost desires.

Vir, a pilot, can now fly.

Uzma, an aspiring Bollywood actress, now possesses infinite charisma.

And then there's Jai, an indestructible one-man army with a good old-fashioned goal -- to rule the world!

Aman wants to ensure that their new powers aren't wasted on costumed crime-fighting, celebrity endorsements, or reality television. He wants to heal the planet but with each step he takes, he finds helping some means harming others. Will it all end, as 80 years of superhero fiction suggest, in a meaningless, explosive slugfest?

Turbulence
features the 21st-century Indian subcontinent in all its insane glory--F-16s, Bollywood, radical religious parties, nuclear plants, cricket, terrorists, luxury resorts, crazy TV shows -- but it is essentially about two very human questions. How would you feel if you actually got what you wanted? And what would you do if you could really change the world?
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