Potato Chips

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We students are like potatoes. Only the finest of us will get made into chips!When Aman Malhotra is made to change schools, he knows that his goose is well and truly cooked. From the easygoing, friendly atmosphere of Akshar, he is thrust into the big, bad world of St Xaviers. The reason, according to his parents: a big school prepares you much better for your future, i.e., IIT. Things, Aman realizes, are about to change and not for the better. The progress graph of his life plunges downwards in a sudden freefall-his grades suffer, his classmates snicker at him, his teachers think he is a brat.Struggling to make sense of his new, high-pressure surroundings, Aman casts his net far and wide for friends and finds Shubho, a boy with a crafty drop-shot and a mean backhand. As Aman gets to know Shubho and tries to help him out, he also begins to get his own life back on track. A hero, he finally understands, comes in the most unlikely of guises and isnt necessarily the most popular kid in school. An honest, in-your-face story of school life and adolescence-the highs, the lows, the pranks, the exams, the friendships, the fights-Potato Chips is crisp and smart, fresh and funny.
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About the author

Currently battling his way through St Xavier's Collegiate School in Kolkata, Anshuman Mohan makes the'watch out' list wherever he goes. His interests range from sports to spelling bee, writing to organizing Facebook movements. A finalist at the HDFC Standard Life's Spell Bee 2009, Anshuman is expecting to travel to Dublin on a students' exchange programme in summer 2010. The idea for Potato Chips, he says, was conceived while wrestling with friends over treats at the school canteen.
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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Jun 22, 2012
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9789350292518
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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