This biography traces the tumultuous life of a business women and a single mother, Sunanda Pushkar. Written by the journalist Sunanda Mehta, who is also Pushkar’s school friend, attempts to throw light into a life that was overshadowed by her death.
The Extraordinary Life and Death of Sunanda Pushkar is a culmination of materials drawn from personal archives, numerous interviews and investigations across continents. It attempts to answer few of the controversies that surround her life which spawned after her death.
Before driving through the hustle of her life, the author who is also her childhood friend takes the reader through her early days in cantonment towns, her rise as a successful business woman, her marriages and the balancing act she did as a single working mother. It also tries a hand at unraveling the mysteries that border her life.
The book is a phenomenal account of the soaring highs and wrecking lows that marked her forty nine years, which she lived with passion, ambition and defiance.