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An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, by Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1925; ed. by Mahadev Desai, 1940

An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, by Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1925; ed. by Mahadev Desai, 1940
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH by Mohandas K. Gandhi *Editor's note by Mahadev Desai, 1940* *Editor's note by FWP, 2006* {This e-text is dedicated to my mother and to my dear friend Pratt Remmel} ~~~~~~~~~~~ *Gandhi's introduction (1925)* ~~~~~~~~~~~ *PART ONE* *PART TWO* *PART THREE* *PART FOUR* *PART FIVE* ~~~~~~~~~~~ PART ONE *1. Birth and parentage* — *2. Childhood* — *3.

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