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

Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, 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
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban poor
  • Bombay (India)
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, Katherine Boo
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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 -- Market city -- Marquee effect -- Parrots, caught and sold -- Proper sleep -- Up and out -- Nine nights of dance -- Something shining á -- The trial -- Ice -- Black and white -- A school, a hospital, a cricket field
Control code
ocn693809650
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781400067558
Isbn Type
(hc. alk. paper)
Lccn
2011019555
System control number
(OCoLC)693809650
Label
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity, Katherine Boo
Publication
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 -- Market city -- Marquee effect -- Parrots, caught and sold -- Proper sleep -- Up and out -- Nine nights of dance -- Something shining á -- The trial -- Ice -- Black and white -- A school, a hospital, a cricket field
Control code
ocn693809650
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9781400067558
Isbn Type
(hc. alk. paper)
Lccn
2011019555
System control number
(OCoLC)693809650

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