Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
- Author: Katherine Boo
- Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
- Published: January 2014
- ISBN-10: 081297932X
- ISBN-13: 9780812979329
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 2012
- Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness
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A first book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother of a prospective female college student and a young scrap metal thief, in an account that illuminates how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by regional religious, caste and economic tensions. Reprint.
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