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Behind the beautiful forevers / Katherine Boo
Large Type Large Type | Thorndike Press | 2012 | Large print ed.
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Imprint
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.
Edition
Large print ed.
Descript
421 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Note
Subtitle on dust jacket: : Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity.
Summary
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.
Contents
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.
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9781410446763
141044676X
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