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Title:
Behind the beautiful forevers [text (large print)] : [life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity] / Katherine Boo.
Call Number:
LT 305.5690954 BOO
Publication Date:
2012.
Publisher:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
421 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
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.
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.
Horizon Bib Number:
1361280
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