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Slumdog Millionaire

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ISBN-10: 1557048363

ISBN-13: 9781557048363

Edition: Movie Tie-In 

Authors: Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle, Vikas Swarup

List price: $19.99
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The official screenplay book tie-in to the acclaimed new film from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Oscar®-nominated screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (The Full Monty). Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik¿s life. A penniless, eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he¿s one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India¿s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? But when the show breaks for the night, suddenly, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating. After all, how could an uneducated street kid possibly know so much? Determined to get to the bottom of Jamal¿s story, the jaded Police Inspector spends the night probing Jamal¿s incredible past, from…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: Newmarket Press
Publication date: 12/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Vikas Swarup was born in Allahabad (India). He attended Allahabad University and studied History, Psychology and Philosophy. After graduating with distinction, he joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986. In his diplomatic career, Vikas has been posted to various countries such as Turkey, the United States, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom. Since August 2006 he has been posted in Pretoria as India¿s Deputy High Commissioner. Q&A is his first novel. Published by Doubleday/Random House (UK & Commonwealth), Harper Collins (Canada) and Scribner (US), it has sold translation rights in 40 languages. It was short listed for the Best First Book by the Commonwealth Writer¿s Prize and won South…    

The Shooting Script
Q & A with Danny Boyle
Cast and Crew Credits
About the Filmmakers