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Behind the beautiful forevers [sound recording] / Katherine Boo
Audiobooks Audiobooks | Books on Tape | p2011
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Imprint
New York : Random House : Books on Tape, p2011.
Descript
7 sound discs (ca. 71 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
Subtitle on container : Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer
Read by Sunil Malhotra.
Summary
Annawadi is a settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are filled with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees ₃a fortune beyond counting₄ in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and a global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power and economic envy turn brutal.
Contents
Prologue: between roses -- Undercitizens. Annawadi -- Asha -- Sunil -- Manju -- The business of burning. Ghost house -- The hole she called a window -- The 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.
Local Note
MW, 2-12
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ISBN
9780307934055
0307934055
9780307934079
0307934071
ISBN/ISSN
9780307934055
Music #
RHA3293 Books on Tape/Random House Audio
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