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Behind the Beautiful Forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

By: Katherine Boo

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Scribe Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 112317

ISBN: 1921844639

Condition: Very Good.


Very Good condition. Book looks unread. “…the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees ‘fortune beyond counting’ in the recyclable ga... View more info