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Behind the beautiful forevers [text (large print)] : [life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity] / Katherine Boo.

Authors: Boo, Katherine.
Call number: LT 305.5690954 BOO
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Urban poor -- India -- Bombay.
Large type books.
Series title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Title: Behind the beautiful forevers [text (large print)] : [life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity] / Katherine Boo.
Physical description: 421 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents note: Prologue: between roses -- Undercitizens. Annawadi -- Asha -- Sunil -- Manju -- The business of burning. Ghost house -- A hole she called a window -- A come-apart -- The master -- A little wildness. Marquee effect -- Parrots, caught and sold -- Proper sleep -- Up and out. Nine nights of dance -- Something shining -- The trial -- Ice -- Black and white -- A school, a hospital, a cricket field.
Summary note: Profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother, and a young scrap metal thief, illuminating how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religious, caste, and economic tensions.
ISBN: 9781410446763 (hbk.)
141044676X (hbk.)
LCCN: 2011047438
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1361280
Bib No.: 1361280

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