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The Resource Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, by Katherine Boo

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, by Katherine Boo

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Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Title
Behind the beautiful forevers
Title remainder
life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Statement of responsibility
by Katherine Boo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
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10035193
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DLC
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Boo, Katherine
Dewey number
305.5/690954792
Index
no index present
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1030
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
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  • Urban poor
  • Bombay (India)
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, by Katherine Boo
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn761482227
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446763
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011047438
System control number
(OCoLC)761482227
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, by Katherine Boo
Publication
Control code
ocn761482227
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410446763
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011047438
System control number
(OCoLC)761482227

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