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Barcode30540000810966
TitleBehind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity / Katherine Boo. 1st ed. Ed
AuthorBoo, Katherine.
Call No305.56 BOO
CollectionAdult Non-Fiction 300s

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International Standard Book Number 9780812979329
Personal Name Boo, Katherine.
Title Statement Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity / Katherine Boo.
Edition Statement 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Random House, 2011.
Physical Description 256.
Formatted 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 -- Market city -- 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, Etc. 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.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Poverty India Bombay.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Urban poor India Bombay.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Bombay (India) Economic conditions 21st century.