In this splendid debut, Gautama Chopra, son of bestselling author Deepak Chopra, has crafted a rich and colorful tale about a young boy’s search for meaning and empowerment.
“Child of the Dawn awakens the reader with a driving narrative, insightful principles, and a memorable, captivating story. It has the feel of an Aladdin classic. I loved it.” — Mark Victor Hansen, Co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
This first novel by the son of bestselling author Deepak Chopra is a parable based on the elder Chopra’s wildly popular guide, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. A lost, lonely, 12-year-old Indian orphan, Hakim, embarks on a quest for the secrets of power and enduring happiness, only to discover that the source of everything he seeks can be found only within.
From Library Journal
This allegorical tale revolves around Hakim, a young orphan boy in India whose spiritual quest for identity unfolds as he learns to discern the guises of truth and illusion in encounters with enigmatic characters: a cruel orphanage master, a quirky magician, a sagacious truck driver, a fisherman, and others who offer him glimpses of generosity and hope. Fans of Deepak Chopra will be interested in this book, since it is based on principles from Deepak Chopra's Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.