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1.A book on India’s Partition and its consequences has won a prestigious $5,000 prize in the U.S.
Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition by Nisid Hajari won the William E. Colby Award for 2016, a statement said.
2.Hajari’s first book covers the Partition and the violence that surrounded that event.
3.The prize, named after a former CIA Director, is awarded annually by Norwich University to a first-time author in recognition of a work of fiction or non-fiction that has made a major contribution to the understanding of military history, intelligence operation, or international affairs.