The Valiant Life of Charles B. Purdom
Paperback 386 pp.
When Charles Purdom first met Meher Baba in 1931 he had an instant recognition and conviction of him. He went on to write a biography of Meher Baba titled The Perfect Master, which was later updated to what is now The God-Man. He also edited a collection of Meher Baba's discourses for a Western audience, called God to Man and Man to God.
Purdom's life was a diverse one: founder of utopian towns, lover of Shakespeare and theatre, journalist, author and publisher. The father of four wrote 20 books over a 50-year period on the subjects he loved most - Meher Baba, the theatre, and model towns. Charles Purdom served his "Perfect Master", Meher Baba for 34 years. This is the biography of Meher Baba's biographer.