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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Author: Katherine Boo
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum — In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781846274510
ISBN-10: 1846274516
Publication Date: 2/1/2013
Pages: 256
Edition: 2000
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Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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A beautifully written account of the lives of several Annawadi slum dwellers, and of their attempts to raise their standards of living. A few do it by fair means, but most by foul. The level of corruption is astonishing, but in their eyes necessary for survival. This is not for the faint of heart, but it is a valuable look into a world few of us will ever see firsthand.
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