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The 'Secret Public'

A close look at the new age clan that has to cope with unique challenges underlying a thriving services economy.

I started reading 1 800 Worlds a few months ago and then left it book marked and unfinished for a while as other commitments took over. But a chance conversation with a journalist friend in Pune about the new economy and the unconventional lives of call centre workers whom she knew pulled me back to the book.

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