Book Reviews of The City of Joy

The City of Joy
The City of Joy
Author: Dominique Lapierre
ISBN-13: 9780446355568
ISBN-10: 0446355569
Publication Date: 5/7/1990
Pages: 552
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Paperback
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A moving, heartbreaking, compassionate portrait of Calcutta, the slumdwellers, and a Catholic priest who joins them.
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Good,reall,heart wrenching,much better than the movie.
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This novel was the basis for the 1992 movie starring Patrick Swayze. Affluent people come to the squalid section of Calcutta to serve the poor and discover joy in those people and in themselves.
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This book is about one man's experiences in Calcutta, India - the City of Joy. This book is a real eye opener and one you will not soon forget!
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The story of Mother Teresa told by the epic writer and observer Dominique Lapierre. The book focuses primarily on Mother Teresa's work in India and not the later years when she was world renowned. You will understand why she should be canonized when finish reading this absorbing story.

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