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Behind the Beautiful Forevers Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

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ISBN-10: 081297932X

ISBN-13: 9780812979329

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katherine Boo

List price: $18.00
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities. In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees “a fortune beyond counting” in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/8/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English