Behind the beautiful forevers [text (large print)] : [life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity] / Katherine Boo.
|Call number:||LT 305.5690954 BOO|
|Publisher:||Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.|
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.|
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